The Inclusive City, 2nd Annual Fletcher-MasterCard Inclusion Forum, May 1-2, 2014

Fernande Raine

Fernande Raine, Senior Changeleader, Ashoka

Fernande Raine has worked internationally in various sectors. She is a senior team member of the social entrepreneurship platform Ashoka, where she is co-leading an effort to bring the power of Ashoka's global network of innovators to cities, with the goal of strengthening metro areas as eco-systems of changemaking. She launched the country programs in Germany and France, started Ashoka's Social Financial Services program and established its global People Team for recruiting and talent. She came to Ashoka from McKinsey, where she participated in and lead change-projects in several countries and sectors. Having graduated from high school just after the Berlin wall fell, she studied history and political science, finishing with a Ph.D. in diplomatic history at Yale. She has also been the ED of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard, where she created the Measurement in Human Rights Program, and a consultant at Innosight. She lives in Brookline with her husband and four daughters, speaks four languages, and is writing a book about the History of Social Change.