Desireé is an experienced manager with a passion for impact in system productivity, development, and digital innovation, especially through partnerships between governments and mission-driven organizations.
As a Project Leader on the DA Digital team, Desireé has provided strategic management and end-to-end implementation support for countries in the North American and Latin American region, including:
Prior to joining DA, Desireé spent 2 years at McKinsey & Company, focusing on public and social sector, banking, environmental sustainability, and diversity selected projects. She designed and installed a performance management & compensation system for the largest financial conglomerate in Latin America, defined productive reforestation business cases, advised new government in the identification of national priorities and implementation strategies, advised First Lady in the design of flagship program for vocational orientation and STEAM, and designed the first diversity forum and content agenda for McKinsey & Company. She previously spent almost 5 years working as a civil servant for the Peruvian Government and almost 1 year working at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
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