Aminta Perez-Gold is has more than 15 years of experience managing development initiatives in the Latin American and the Caribbean Region. Since joining the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in 2002 she has been actively involved in projects for micro, small and medium size enterprises development and poverty reduction. She has been working for more than three years in promoting Inclusive Distribution and Microfranchising as effective tools to bring people out of poverty. She is currently coordinating the program Promoting the Economic Empowerment of Low Income Microentrepreneurs through Scalable Microfranchising Business Models (SCALA), launched by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the IDB. Before working for the IDB, Ms. Perez-Gold worked at PSINet in Washington DC, as the e-Business Product Management Director for Latin America. Prior to that she was Information Systems Vice-President at Banco Mercantil, Caracas, Venezuela. She holds a B. S. in Computer Science from the Universidad Central de Venezuela and an M. A. in Marketing from the Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Inclusive Business Models, Partnerships, Social Enterprise, Technology
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