Hillary Miller-Wise

Hillary Miller-Wise

Deputy Director, Digital Financial Services

Hillary Miller-Wise leads a team that focuses on the development, distribution, and use of financial services for the unbanked, especially women. Hillary has spent most of her career at the intersection of financial services, agriculture, and technology in emerging markets.

Before joining the foundation in 2021, Hillary built the on-demand delivery business in Africa for the e-commerce company Bolt. She also served as CEO of two award-winning startups in agricultural technology and financial technology. Earlier, she led operations in Tanzania for TechnoServe and Africa operations for Grameen Foundation. She started her career in microfinance at FINCA International, where she became the youngest director of one of the network's microfinance banks.

Hillary has a master's degree in international economics from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and an MBA from INSEAD, where was awarded a Social Entrepreneurship Scholarship.

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