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Erica Berthelsen

Engagement Manager

Erica is engaged in the delivery of a global portfolio of innovative gender and business projects. She provides technical assistance to, and leads research and business strategy development with, small and medium enterprises, investors and other ecosystem actors towards more equal business practices. Her deep passion is using strengths-based approaches to effect change.

Erica brings expertise developed over the past decade across sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, the United States, the Asia-Pacific region and Australia. She has collaborated with non-profit organizations, businesses and governments to spearhead creative solutions towards gender equality. She has worked on all sides of the equation — managing investment for corporates and foundations; leading internal gender-inclusive strategy development and implementation; overseeing and designing gender-transformative programs; and developing and managing multiple women’s empowerment social enterprises.

Erica has previously worked with One Girl in Australia, Uganda and Sierra Leone, and with Mayan Families in Guatemala. She has a master’s degree from Deakin University in Australia.

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