Director, Finance Systems
Dia Metropolis has worked in Ashoka’s Global Finance department since December 2012. She began her career in General Electric’s competitive Financial Management Program and continued to their intense Corporate Audit Staff, completing financial and process improvement audits of GE businesses in the U.S, the U.K, Mexico, Australia, Norway, and Germany. In 2010, Dia joined the U.S. Peace Corps as an Education volunteer and completed two life-changing years teaching Math in a small rural community in war-torn Sierra Leone. In her Peace Corps experience, she was honored to work with with several dedicated, resilient, inspirational Sierra Leoneans to build a school and institute a girls’ empowerment conference. Upon returning to the US, she was naturally drawn to Ashoka’s work empowering individuals devoted to social change like those she befriended in Sierra Leone.