Vicki Escarra / Opportunity International
Ms. Escarra has an accredited background in microfinance-driven philanthropy, and has played a longstanding role as a dynamic operator in Chicago business. Under her leadership at Opportunity International, she achieved recent successes in forging strategic international partnerships such as the Cisco grant allocation and participation at the GEC 2017 panel. Through Opportunity International, she also stewarded Chicago to become a bastion for supporting entrepreneurship through Digital Financial Service endeavors, such as mobile banking, and targeted training in emerging markets worldwide.
Ms. Escarra is pleased to reflect on her lengthy career in Chicago, and to provide insight into the motivation behind her exit from Opportunity International, her next steps, and the trajectory of this organization.