Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Rose Compass
Lorna Solis is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Rose Compass, an organization providing young adults (especially girls) living in refugee camps with scholarships to leading universities globally and jobs through data outsourcing projects; Blue Rose Compass fellows return to their region or work in a company that works in that region to serve as agents of change. Previously, Solis was Director for Latin America & Africa at Institutional Investor for 14 years. She worked at IDEA on Wall Street, covering Latin America, and at Water & Air Research, an environmental consulting firm where she helped establish national parks in Brazil and Honduras. Solis was a Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Women's Empowerment in 2011, 2012 Echoing Green Semi-Finalist, UNHCR Innovation Council Board Member, and Advisory Board Member of the Humanitarian Innovation Project at the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. She is a graduate of the University of Florida and Harvard Kennedy School's Global Leadership & Public Policy Executive Program.