This project designed two trainings on mobile money cash and voucher assistance (CVA) for humanitarian crises. They highlight key points from past research and guides both mobile money operators and humanitarian agencies to understand the opportunity for mobile money to improve CVA and the need for stronger strategic partnerships to scale its use.
I prepared an hour long training session for Kiva interns on the future of financial inclusion, called Modern Microfinance, Mobile money and Fintech. The focus of the session was on how technology has lowered the cost of reaching customers through mobile money and agent banking systems, but has not yet led to very deep usage of digital finance systems.
Designed and delivered a week-long course on financial innovation at the Boulder Institute of Microfinance. The course covered the theory of innovation, market research techniques, new product development strategies, tools for digital channels and business intelligence analysis.
Served as a faculty for the third DFS Labs Fintech Bootcamp in Dar es Saalam, Tanzania mentoring fintech start-ups to complete a Google Ventures Design Sprint to improve their product offerings for emerging markets.