Thinking about your role as a leader, what do you see as the next challenges for your organization?
Some of the future challenges I see for Fundación Mundial de la Mujer Bucaramanga (FMMB) are to:
What do you see as the Center’s role in microfinance and what would you like to see it contribute to the sector?
In my opinion the Center for Microfinance Leadership should:
Thinking back, is there something that you wish a mentor had told you at the beginning?
Yes, how to strike a balance between personal and professional life.
What advice do you have for other CEOs in the microfinance sector?
My advice is that they stay faithful to their mission while striving to achieve the goal of financial sustainability. Sustainability is only possible when there are well-defined social objectives and clear indicators not simply financial projections and economic results. Because we are institutions with a social mission, we have to have a real impact on our clients.