Our Partners


The Institute of the Americas is an independent, inter-American institution devoted to encouraging economic and social reform in the Americas, enhancing private sector collaboration and communication and strengthening political and economic relations between Latin America, the Caribbean, the United States and Canada.

We are committed to building bridges across the Americas — linking business leaders, policymakers,and civic leaders to share ideas, and facilitate opportunities. We help understand and catalyze innovation with a focus on energy, the environment & climate change and regional economic competitiveness on a hemispheric basis.

Benefits of Partnering with Institute of the Americas


Networking opportunities via conferences and events


Organizational promotion in social media, newsletters, website and virtual/in person events


Access to the Institute’s research and data


Access to sector specific experts with unique knowledge and insights on the ever- changing landscape of the Americas.

Our Network

UC San Diego Affiliation

Located on the UC San Diego campus, the Institute maintains a close association with various schools and research centers on campus including the Graduate School for Global Strategy (GPS), the Center for U.S-Mexican Studies (USMEX), the Jacobs School of Engineering, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) and the University of California Television (UC-TV), a division of UC San Diego Extension.

Our Supporters

Our supporters include individual, corporations, foundations and government agencies committed to making a demonstrated impact in the Americas through the Institute’s programs and initiatives.

Steering Committee

The Institute’s Energy Steering Committee provides strategic guidance, direction and financial support to further the Institute’s Energy & Sustainability program. Contact us to learn more about how to become a steering committee member or view a list of our current steering committee members here.

Our Institutional Partners

Institutional Partners include those institutions for which IOA has formalized cooperation agreements to jointly undertake programmatic work aligned with our shared goals and objectives.

Our Collaborative Partners

Collaborative Partners include those organizations for which IOA undertakes joint programs and/or activities but without a formal cooperation agreement.