E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.
Founder and CEO, TradeUp Capital Fund and Nextrade Group, LLC; Adjunct Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Adjunct Professor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Anderson School of Management. Deep expertise in international trade, private sector development, economics, and finance. Former: Resident Fellow in the Economics Program, German Marshall Fund of the United States; International Trade Economist, Inter-American Development Bank; Advisor, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Has authored over 80 articles, published 9 books on trade and economics, spoken in over 20 countries, lectured in several leading universities, and provided commentary in such media as Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, BBC, and CNN. Honors: life member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Assembly’s Next Generation Fellow year 2010; member, Women in International Trade; and member, 2012 cohort of Astia. MBA, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania; PhD in Political Economy and International Affairs, University of California, San Diego; MA in International Relations, Boston University.