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Andean

ANDE’s Andean Chapter officially launched in April 2018. The chapter aims to work together to better understand and leverage existing resources in the region, facilitate interaction among local actors, and identify common challenges and collaborative projects to address them. This chapter is based out of Bogota, Colombia and will cover the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

If you would like more information on the chapter, please email Regional Chapter Manager Lina Rossi.

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Click here to see a list of ANDE members working in the region.

 

WHAT WE DO

KNOWLEDGE CREATION & SHARING

Sector Overview About Investment Impact in Latin America

ANDE, in partnership with LAVCA produced a recently study on the Impact Investing Landscape in Latin AmericaIt includes information from 2016 to 2017, in Latin America.

 

 

COMMUNICATION:

Monthly Newsletter:

A summary of opportunities and news related to ANDE members and to the entrepreneurism sector in general. 

 

WHO WE ARE

Leadership 

A Steering Committee consisting of senior representatives of local ANDE members, convenes once a quarter to discuss and advise on key aspects concerning the Chapter's strategy and performance. The operations of the Chapter are led by a Chapter Manager and a Senior Program Coordinator. 

Steering Committee Members: 

  • Virgilio Barco, Acumen
  • Fernando Cortes, Fundación Bolivar Davivienda
  • London Davies, Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Jenny Everett, ANDE
  • Andres Guerrero Alvarado, Universidad de los Andes
  • Tim Rann, Mercy Corps
  • Julian Vargas, Fundación IES
  • Monica Vasquez del Solar, NESsT
  • Ignacio Vidal, Socialab

 

Andean Regional Chapter Manager: Lina Rossi
Lina Rossi comes to ANDE with over 9 years of experience in the small and growing business sector. Among her many accomplishments, she most recently served as Founding Partner of Grupo Impacta S.A.S., a Bogota-based consulting practice for small and growing business. She has also served as an independent consultant for various institutions, namely Fundación Bavaria, the philanthropic arm of Bavaria S.A., the largest beverage company in Colombia, and Corporación Excelencia en la Justica, an NGO focused on justice issues, and has professional work experience in both Bogota and Mexico City. Lina holds a Bachelor of Law from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Lina will be based in Bogota, Colombia, where she will work out of the offices of our partner Socialab.

 

Andean Region Senior Program Coordinator: Juliana Rubio

Juliana joined ANDE in November of 2018 as Senior Program Coordinator for the Andean region. She has over eight years of professional experience working with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), international governmental organizations (IGOs), and the private sector in the United States and several countries in Latin America. Before joining ANDE she worked with Fundación Capital in Colombia, did consulting for several organization in the United States and Colombia, and worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for four years. Juliana has a B.A. in Government and Politics from The University of Maryland, and an M.A. in International Development from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.