Alisha F. Miranda has focused her career on helping innovative programmes build scale and become sustainable. She has been advising I.G. Advisors since its founding in 2011, joined the firm full-time in 2015 as Managing Director, and took the position of CEO in 2018. Alisha brings to the team over a decade of experience in CSR, philanthropy and women and girls related work.
Previously, Alisha was the Director of TrustLaw, the Thomson Reuters Foundation's global pro bono service that helps NGOs and social enterprises in over 170 countries access pro bono legal support. In her first 18 months at the organization, Alisha grew the network by over 100% and launched two new products: a global index of pro bono and a training course on social enterprise and impact investing. She also managed global community investment at Standard Chartered Bank, where she designed the global expansion strategy for the Goal programme which gives adolescent girls in urban slums access to critical life skills and knowledge like financial literacy and reproductive health through sport. Goal now runs in 21 countries, and is the largest corporate programme supporting adolescent girls.
Alisha is a co-founder of Not My Style, an app that tells you how much your favourite brands share about the women who make your clothes. She is a trustee of B Lab UK, and Women Win; previous trustee and advisory work includes Coin Street Community Builders, UK National Committee for UN Women, and the Global Reporting Initiative's gender working group on the G3 Guidelines. She received a Master's Degree in Gender, Development, and Globalisation from the London School of Economics, and graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Women's Studies.Read More