Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen is a Principal at the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) $1.9 billion Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), which uses both grant and investment mechanisms to strengthen the environment for doing business. She manages technical assistance and impact investing programs and advises on new partnership opportunities through targeted outreach with private foundations, companies, social investors, and governments. Earlier in her career at the IDB, Ms. Boggs Davidsen served as a lead architect and Principal Investment officer for the Opportunities for the Majority Initiative, the first dedicated office within a development finance institution to finance inclusive business models using market-based principles. Prior to her career at the IDB, she was a Program Officer for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna, Austria and for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Khartoum, Sudan.  Ms. Boggs Davidsen holds both a Masters in Foreign Service from the Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a Masters in Spanish from Middlebury College in Madrid, Spain. She earned a B.A. from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. She and her husband have three children and live in the Washington, D.C. area.

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