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About the Founder

Carolina Pozo



Carolina Pozo is from Quito, Ecuador, and studied Economics at York University in Toronto. She holds a Master's degree in Public Management from the Universita SDA Bocconi in Milan and has been recognized as a promising young leader in Ecuador by The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University through its "Global Competitiveness and Leadership” program.

Carolina returned to Ecuador to found AVANTI in 2009 in order to spread awareness about the causes of poverty and enact innovative and sustainable solutions to poverty in her home country. In 2012 she was selected to become a member of the Global Shapers Community / Quito HUB, a world-wide initiative by the World Economic Forum.

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