On October 20 and 21, Ambassador Suzan LeVine and her husband, Mr. Eric LeVine, hosted a high-level delegation from Microsoft headed by President Brad Smith as well as a JP Morgan Chase executive. Microsoft had expressed particular interest in how the Swiss Vocational Education and Training system works, meeting with apprentices, and comparing programs to those in the U.S. The visit included a number of meetings with business leaders from CSL Behring, UBS, libs and the Institute of Technology (ETH). In addition, Ambassador LeVine and her husband hosted a roundtable breakfast with current and former apprentices, parents of apprentices, business leaders who were once apprentices, and government officials. The Microsoft delegation garnered a unique glimpse of Switzerland’s renowned vocational education programs in different industries and disciplines.