Ana Pantelic is the Coordinator of Fundación Capital’s LISTA initiative, which seeks to scale up access to financial education and enhance financial capabilities at the Base of the Pyramid with the use of information and communication technologies. In 2012, her team designed, developed and tested the unique Colombia LISTA tablet-based app, complemented with mobile-based reminders, nudges and incentives, and distributed via the Freeing Financial Education methodology. Given the excellent results of this pilot, the LISTA Initiative will soon be expanding to other countries and regions. Ana has experience in international development, research and education, and has worked in the United States, Spain and Serbia. Prior to joining Fundación Capital in its Bogotá, Colombia office, she worked on a USAID local economic development project and with the Center for Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development in Serbia. She is an expert in technology-based solutions for poverty alleviation and is passionate believer in sustainable development. Ana is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Belgrade, holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from the same institution. She is fluent in English, Serbian and Spanish.
Jul 31, 2012 / 0 Comments / in Adult education, Economic development, Financial services and markets, Information & communication technology, Poverty alleviation, Microfinance, Technology
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