Aliança Empreendedora | Co-Founder and Impact Opportunities Director |
Rodrigo Brito is the co-founder and Impact Opportunities Director of Aliança Empreendedora (Entrepreneurs Alliance), an organization that develops inclusive business models and innovative solutions to support low-income micro-entrepreneurs in Brazil. Operating in fifteen Brazilian states and supporting more than 8.000 micro-entrepreneurs, Aliança offers access to knowledge, credit and markets for these entrepreneurs, expanding their opportunities for economic inclusion. Rodrigo is an Ashoka Fellow since 2007 and has also been recognized by a number of other international networks and organizations such AVINA, Folha de São Paulo, and was named a World Economic Forum Yong Global Leader in 2010. Rodrigo is a graduate in Business Management from the Federal University of Paraná and has a certificate in Global Leadership and Public Policies for the 21st Century from Harvard’s Kennedy School.