E3 Global Advisory Services
PhD in Psychology and Anthropology. Over 25 years' experience with the World Bank, UN and NGOs. Former Senior Adviser, Vice-President's Office, Poverty Reduction Group, World Bank; lived in village communities in Africa, South and East Asia. Conducted two influential studies that resulted in key policy changes: The Voices of the Poor, which brought together the experiences of 60,000 poor women and men from 60 countries, and Moving Out of Poverty: Understanding Freedom, Democracy and Growth from the Bottom Up, aimed at understanding how some poor people actually moved out of poverty over a decade while others remained stuck. Serves on boards of NGOs, participates in think tanks. Also conducts experiential workshops on creative leadership for women and youth. Named one of the top 100 Disruptive Heroes, Hacking Work; top 100 Global Thinkers, Foreign Policy magazine (2011). Interests: reducing inequality, shared and sustainable living, stopping rape and violence against women.