About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society.

Fernanda is an assistant programme manager at Challenge Works, where she is currently focused on the Longitude Prize on Dementia.

She has a background in international development, policy and human rights and has worked across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Prior to joining Challenge Works, she was a programme coordinator at Oxfam Mexico, where she led the decent work agenda. She has also worked for the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ilumexico - a leading social enterprise providing solar energy services to rural and off-grid communities.

Fernanda is broadly interested in social and economic inequalities and how they can be addressed through innovation, policy, advocacy and research. She holds an MSc in International Social and Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Law from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.

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