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Anastasiya is currently an Agora Consulting Fellow, based in Santiago, Chile. Anastasiya brings over 7 years’ experience providing catalytic capital to businesses ranging from early stage start-ups to multinational corporations. Most recently she managed due-diligence, underwriting and structuring of loans to social enterprises at RSF Social Finance, and served as an adviser for the GSBI Accelerator. Anastasiya holds a Master in International Finance and Economic Development from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and a B.S. in Finance from Santa Clara University. Anastasiya is originally from Ukraine, and enjoys visiting friends around the world, dancing, yoga and rock-climbing.

A Brighter Idea for the Future

One idea lights a thousand candles.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagination and light go hand in hand. A bright idea is commonly depicted with a light bulb, or more specifically, a traditional incandescent bulb – the very same kind that was invented more than 100 years. Our ideas have evolved greatly over the past 100 years, so why has the object used to depict them remained static?

Try to imagine a solar lamp of versatile and sustainable design, a base from which to explore your creativity, adaptable over time to fit the needs of the future. This is a much more accurate representation of the ideas emerging from society today.

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