On September 21, a visit was made to the International American University (IAU) in Los Angeles, California, with the main purpose of establishing inter-institutional cooperation between IAU, Fundación Metropolitana, Inc., and UMET.

The meeting was held at IAU’s facilities with the presence of Dr. Carlos X. Espinoza, Chancellor of Universidad Metropolitana del Ecuador (UMET) and President of Fundación Metropolitana, Inc. (FM), Mr. Ryan Doan, President of International American University (IAU), Dr. Prosper Bernard, Chairman of University Consortium of the Americas (UCA), Emilio Cedeño, General Director of Fundación Metropolitana and MBA Jaime E. Chang, Ad Hoc Secretary of Fundación Metropolitana, Inc.