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Michael has worked in economic consulting (Advanced Analytical), corporate strategy (Samsung), and social enterprise (Echoing Green and Ashoka). His project experience includes pricing strategy, valuation analysis, M&A due diligence, and product expansion strategy. At Advanced Analytical, Michael was part of the team of economists that advised Oracle’s legal team in the largest patent infringement case in history. Michael was also part of the Harvard team that advised the Massachusetts government on the first U.S. social impact bond. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Michael consulted with the World Bank and UNDP and worked with the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan to design and scale-up a targeted community driven development program. He has also worked in the private sector, helping Colombian banks to reach unbanked populations profitably and at scale. Prior to being a Dubin Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, Michael designed, implemented and analyzed rigorous impact evaluations in India and Chile with MIT’s Poverty Action Lab. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Avnish is from Mauritius. He has advised a large DFID challenge fund of Bangladesh on the monitoring and evaluation of a portfolio of 18 innovative NGO projects using cutting-edge technology. Prior to that, Avnish has led the implementation, monitoring and rigorous evaluation of an information campaign in 500 villages of Rajasthan, India for the MIT Poverty Action Lab. Avnish has also consulted with the World Bank on the implementation of a large social protection program in Bangladesh. Avnish holds an MPA/ID from Harvard Kennedy School and an AB in economics and applied mathematics from Dartmouth. He can be reached at email@example.com
Finance and Marketing Strategy Coordinator
Kiyomi has over six years of financial services industry experience, as well as experience in international development. As a Kiva Fellow, she implemented micro-lending programs at organizations in Colombia and Mexico to provide financial support to under-served populations. Prior to her work in microfinance, Kiyomi spent three years at Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management. Kiyomi holds a BS in Communications from the University of Miami. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sebastian, a native of Bogota, Colombia, has worked in social policy and programs research and implementation. His experience ranges from foreign policy research at the Council on Foreign Relations to local public sector capacity building with the Cerrejón Foundation for the Institutional Strengthening in the Colombian department of La Guajira. Sebastian has worked with Princeton University’s Innovations for Successful Societies program, the Colombian foundation Ideas para la Paz, and the Colombian National Agency for Extreme Poverty Alleviation. He holds a BA in anthropology and international relations from Tufts University and is a Master in Public Affairs candidate at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Siegrid has worked as an economic consultant at the IFC, the World Bank’s investment arm on projects to improve local government effectiveness for managing revenues and of getting civil society organizations to undertake a systematic monitoring of municipal revenues and investments. Before the IFC, she worked as Economic Research Analyst at the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Funds in Peru, and as an economic consultant for the World Bank Program “Education in Rural Areas” in the Ministry of Education of Peru. Siegrid holds an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Juliana Arbeláez Jiménez
Public Relations Coordinator
Native of Medellín, Colombia, Juliana is an attorney at law who brings local experience in the private and social sector. She has held roles in innovation, development and process improvement in the private sector and has offered advisory services to several nonprofit start-ups. She has coordinated the public contracting process between NGOs and regional and state-level government agencies to implement social and development projects addressing youth-at-risk. Juliana has also worked on key regulatory reforms in administrative law in the Medellín Chamber of Commerce. Juliana holds an LLB from Universidad EAFIT. Juliana is a Socioeconomical Projects 2013 candidate and holds an LLB from Universidad Externado. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Johannes has experience in corporate and project finance and most recently worked on emerging market investments in the private sector at IFC, the World Bank’s investment arm. As such, Johannes was involved in major equity and debt investments in companies in developing countries with the dual aims of generating a sustainable development impact and guaranteeing financial returns for IFC and its co-investors. As a member of the Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services team at IFC, Johannes worked on projects in Egypt, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine. Before joining the IFC at its headquarters in Washington, DC, Johannes worked in the investment banking division of Deutsche Bank in New York, helping global corporate clients raise financing and arrange large mergers and acquisitions. Johannes holds an AB, magna cum laude, in economics and mathematics from Dartmouth College. Johannes is fluent in English, German, Spanish, and French, and conversant in Turkish. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lina Marcela Lozano
Lina, a native Colombian, has worked as a research consultant in the Ministry of Education and the Institute of Social Economy, where she developed sustainable strategies for social and economic inclusion for vulnerable populations. Lina also worked at the National Administrative Department of Statistics, where she promoted quality standards in the provision of official information. Lina holds a BA (honors) in economics from Externado, University of Colombia, and was admitted to the MSc program at the London School of Economics.
Colombia Investment Strategy Coordinator
Catalina has worked with Conexion Colombia for the past six years, promoting community development by channeling social investment to grassroots organizations. As the Director of the Corporate Social Responsibility Department, she consulted with large companies in Colombia, including Alpina, Grupo Empresarial Bolívar and Pacific Rubiales, to design corporate volunteering programs and implement social investment strategies. Prior to that, she used her marketing expertise to design fundraising campaigns and social marketing strategies to raise awareness on social issues in Colombia. Catalina is an International Peace Scholar. She can be reached at email@example.com
MBA 2012, MIT Sloan School of Business
Ana Maria Gea
MBA 2012 Candidate, Harvard Business School
MPP 2013 Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School
MPP 2013 Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School
BA 2014 Candidate, Harvard College
Oxfam America; MPP, Harvard Kennedy School
David Bullón Patton
Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica; MPA/ID, Harvard Kennedy School
IFC, World Bank Group; MPA/ID, Harvard Kennedy School
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