Christina Riechers - Expert
Christina’s entrepreneurial journey over the past dozen years has taken her from founding a nationwide college AIDS awareness campaign in college while Stanford, to building d.light design’s solar lighting business development team in India, to launching Visa’s base in Rwanda resulting in their new mVisa offering for customers in developing countries. Christina brought together her passion for development solutions and thirst for entrepreneurial challenges by joining Innovations for Poverty Action to spin off and build Evidence Action. Christina received her BA from Stanford University, and was a Reynolds Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship while getting her MPA/ID at Harvard Kennedy School and was a Legatum Fellow for Entrepreneurship and Development at while at the MIT Sloan School of Management for her MBA.
Evidence Action, Director of Business Development and Strategy, Cambridge, MA Visa, Emerging Market Solutions, Kigali, Rwanda d.light design, Business Development Manager, Noida, U.P., India Bain & Company, Associate Consultant, Boston, MA Village Enterprise Fund, East Africa Research Fellow, Tanzania and Kenya
Stanford, BA, History, Economics MIT Sloan School of Management, MBA Harvard Kennedy School, MPA/ID