FINCA International, a Washington D.C.-based global pioneer of microfinance and social entrepreneurship, is pleased to welcome Ami Dalal as Vice President of Social Enterprise Innovation. Ms. Dalal will be responsible for developing FINCA’s strategy and programs to support the growth of social enterprises that improve people’s access to critical goods and services beyond microfinance.
With over 30 years of experience delivering financial services to low-income entrepreneurs in more than 20 developing countries, FINCA’s newest program aims to build sustainable enterprises and distribution models for socially impactful products or services that save people time and money, promote health, resilience and self-empowerment, and expand their opportunities to participate in the local economy.
Ms. Dalal brings more than 15 years of experience investing and working closely with SMEs, social enterprises, consumer products, infrastructure and commercial real estate. Most recently, she was strategic advisor to Ashoka’s Social Finance Services initiative, leading a search in innovative financial mechanisms to accelerate financing for social impact. Prior to Ashoka, Ms. Dalal oversaw global post-investment management at the Acumen Fund. Ms. Dalal also has worked at Macquarie Capital and began her career at The JBG Companies.