Analisa Balares

Analisa Balares
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Womensphere Foundation

CEO and Founder of the Womensphere Foundation. Womensphere offers a global community and collaboration platform investing in incubating and accelerating women's advancement in leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and enabling girls' educatinal scholarships. Through Womensphere's Global and Regional Summits, Leadership Accelerators, Technology and Venture Incubators, Womensphere Global Codefest, and Education Fund for Girls Scholarships, Womensphere forms collaborations with leaders, innovators, companies, organizations, networks, and academic institutions around the shared purpose of advancing women and girls, closing gender gaps, inspiring transformational leadership, and mobilizing systemic interventions and individual initiatives to create a better future for our world. Analisa has two decades of work in women's leadership development, entrepreneurship, innovation, sustainable development, and education. She was formerly in Global Marketing and Product Management, Microsoft, and High Technology Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and BA (Honors) in Economics and Mathematics, Mount Holyoke College. She is also an alumna of the Lester Pearson United World College.