Florencia Roitstein

Founder and Director, ELLAS, Women and Philanthropy, Argentina

Florencia Roitstein is currently a professor at the School of Management of San Andrés University in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and visiting professor at the School of Management in Normandy and the University of Lyon, France. She is also co-creator and director of the Program ELLAS - Women and Philanthropy at CEDES, Argentina and founder and director of the School of CSR and Philanthropy in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. Previously, she was a researcher at CONICET, INSEAD Business School, professor of CSR at ESSEC in France, program director for International Planned Parenthood Federation in New York, and Argentina's under secretary of state for sustainable development (2006 - 2008). Florencia also served as a consultant to many international organizations (World Bank, UNDP, IDB among others) and multinational companies, addressing the interface between environmental sustainability, social equity, and economic development. Florencia was selected as finalist of the Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize 2018. She received a Ph.D. in social psychology from the Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) of Paris, France.


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