Katia has more than eight years of international experience in the economic development sector. She specializes in small business sector growth and social entrepreneurship.
In her previous position as manager of the Mexico and Central America Chapter of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, Katia worked to strengthen the ecosystem that supports small businesses in the region. This included setting up the local office and applying co-creation and collaborative strategies that were used to lead several research projects and joint initiatives based on the needs of diverse stakeholders.
Katia also has experience in organizational development and in designing and facilitating workshops. She holds a master’s degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Oxford and a Master of Business Administration in Cultural Enterprises from the Complutense University of Madrid. Katia has also worked with at-risk youth and artisanal fishers, and is co-founder of a business supporting children’s education.
Katia Dumont is based in Barcelona, Spain, and joined the Board in May 2017.