Drives IDinsight's expansion and leads projects in Southeast Asia.
Aya is a Manager at IDinsight, based in Manila, Philippines.
Aya supports the growth of the Manila office by seeking and cultivating new partnerships in the region. She is currently leading a set of case studies in Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Vietnam, on private sector initiatives that aim to improve workplace gender equality. She has also advised on the strategic use of tools to gather data and evidence for the Philippine Business for Social Progress.
Prior to joining IDinsight, Aya worked for the World Bank in Washington, DC, on investment climate policies. Aya has also led financial inclusion projects with Grameen Foundation, where she advised on poverty measurement and led the implementation of a mobile banking pilot.
Aya holds bachelor's and master's degrees in applied mathematics in finance from the Ateneo de Manila University, and an MPA in economics and public policy from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School.