Marcela Escobari

Marcela Escobari
  • Executive Director
    Center for International Development, Harvard University

BA in Economics, Swarthmore College; Master's in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School. Former: M&A Banker, J.P. Morgan, New York; Head, Americas practice, OTF Group, advising governments on how to increase their competitiveness and harness the private sector to eradicate poverty. Currently, Executive Director, Center for International Development, Harvard University; leads growth and strategic vision and works to develop and disseminate breakthrough strategies for growth and prosperity in developing countries. Board Member, Root Capital, an organization financing rural development. Co-Author, In the River They Swim: Essays from Around the World on Enterprise Solutions to Poverty.