Nancy Barry

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Nancy M. Barry is the founder and president of Enterprise Solutions to Poverty. Launched in September 2006, the organization works with corporations, entrepreneurs, and business schools to build business models that engage low-income producers as suppliers, distributors and consumers of products that build income and assets. She was President of Women's World Banking from 1990 to 2006, expanding the organization's network to reach nearly 20 million low income entrepreneurs and shaping microfinance worldwide. From 1975 to 1990, Ms. Barry worked at the World Bank, pioneering small enterprise programs and leading work on industry, trade and finance. Ms. Barry has a B.A. in economics from Stanford University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, from where she received the Distinguished alumni award. She is the recipient of various awards and honors such as the Forbes Magazine's 100 Most Powerful Women in the World in 2004 and 2005,U.S. News and World Report 20 America's Best Leaders in 2006 and the Kellogg-McKinsey Award for Distinguished Leadership. "[1][2][3]


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