Speaker Bio

Cecilia Chapiro is the Project Coordinator of Emerging Technologies for the UNICEF Innovation Fund. The Innovation Fund invests in early-stage start-ups that are developing open source technology solutions and builds new teams of problem solvers in developing and emerging economies. Before UNICEF, she founded Yunus&Youth, a social enterprise that supports social business entrepreneurs globally. Cecilia has seven years of work experience in the for-profit sector (Johnson&Johnson), the non-profit sector (Junior Achievement, Ashoka, AIESEC), and the international field (Organization of American States, Grameen). Cecilia is a Licentiate in business administration and has a Masters in Public Administration from NYU.

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