Maure Pessanha (Brazil) is the Executive Director of ARTEMISIA and has served the organization since 2007. She has worked in the creation and implementation of training methodologies created by ARTEMISIA and other renowned organizations. Before joining ARTEMISIA, Ms. Pessanha worked for four years at Ashoka – Social Enterprise, helping select entrepreneurs in partnership with McKinsey on initiatives that aimed to transfer knowledge and management tools between private and social sector. While in college, Ms. Pessanha participated in the founding of a pre-college program that has benefited over 2,000 people. She has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Sao Paulo – USP, and a specialization in Evaluation of Social Programs by FIA-USP. Ms. Pessanha has also taken courses in Entrepreneurship from Insper São Paulo and Development Studies from Harvard University. (Attended Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs)
2015 Ricardo Salinas Scholar,
Maure Pessanha (Brazil) is the Executive Director of ARTEMISIA and has served the organization since 2007.