Loren Nadres is an Advisor and Senior Consultant at the World Bank’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit. Currently, she is focused on bolstering the growth of women owned businesses through the World Bank’s multi-year $15 million dollar entrepreneurship program in Sub-Saharan Africa. She is also a Fellow at the Disruptor Foundation, whose mission is to raise awareness of and encourage the advancement of disruptive innovation theory and its application in societally-critical domains. Loren has had stints in Thailand and Trinidad & Tobago working on United Nations projects focused on gender and youth empowerment. Loren completed a Harvard University Kennedy School of Government’s Executive Education for Emerging Leaders. She holds a Master of Arts from Georgetown University and Bachelor of Arts from George Mason University.