Camilla Hermann is the founder of GroundUp Global in New York and Ghana, an organization that provides capacity building and resources to local leaders. She has worked with the Liberian refugee population on the Buduburam camp in Ghana since 2010, where she partnered directly with the Liberian Embassy in Ghana to raise funds and support an economic empowerment initiative within Buduburam.
Through GroundUp, Hermann documented demographic data for 3500 unregistered Liberian refugees with a team of 10 for the purposes of repatriation by the UN, Ghana Refugee Board, and International Organization of Migration.
Her work has been featured at the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference and was selected as a semi-finalist for the Ashoka Changemaker Challenge.
Diana Enriquez is a Research Consultant and former Analyst for Locus Analytics. At Locus Analytics, she worked with a team of researchers to study economic systems, and she developed a new method for collecting data on Informal Economies. She gave a talk about her research and findings on the Informal Economy at TEDGlobal 2014 during the TEDUniversity session. She also presented on her research and methods at TEDxMunich in 2014.
Enriquez has worked as a researcher for Scientific Vortex, Inc., a think tank based in Bogota, Colombia where she studied Mexican cartel activity, the US-Mexico Border, and Eastern European black markets and trade routes. Her other field work includes work in Mumbai, Mexico’s rural and urban communities in the state of Hidalgo, and extensive work collecting data on Remittance rates for a study by the Inter-American Dialogue.
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