Emilie is responsible for building and managing international partnerships to support social entrepreneurs in scaling up their impact globally, and co-leads the Ashoka Support Network, a global community of committed leaders who stand by and advance Ashoka’s vision.
Between 2012 and 2018, she managed and grew the OECD Global Network of Foundations Working for Development (netFWD), and co-founded the OECD Centre on Philanthropy. She contributed to positioning foundations in the international development debate, played a bridging role between governments and philanthropic organisations, and turned netFWD into a thought leader in the philanthropic sector.
Prior to joining the OECD, Emilie served the Swiss Delegation to the OECD, where she advised the Ambassador on cross-sectoral OECD strategic policy and governance-related issues. She holds an MA in Public Management and Policies and a BA in Political Science
Ana is the Ashoka Support Network (ASN) Lead in Spain and is Co-Lead of Global ASN. From her work with the ASN, Ana seeks alliances that maximize the impact of Ashoka and Ashoka Fellows. At the age of 21, Ana co-founded a professional network focused on providing visibility and development tools to young people. Interested in Talent and Entrepreneurship, she later worked at Russell Reynolds, world leader in headhunting, and later in the investment team of Samaipata Ventures, a venture capital fund. Her drive to work in the social sector led her to lead the José Entrecanales Ibarra Foundation for several years, an institution focused on Education and high impact and commitment to Development Cooperation. Ana holds a degree in Business Administration from CUNEF (Madrid, Spain) and National Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan).Ana enjoys looking for common areas to create opportunities that draw an optimistic future, filled with great innovations yet also genuinely human and responsible.