Gigi Gatti and Tina Hipolito
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Gigi Gatti is the Regional Director, Asia, and Country Director, Philippines, for Grameen Foundation. Previously, she served as Vice President of BPI Globe BanKO Inc., the Philippine’s first mobile-based, microfinance savings bank. She holds a Masters in Business Administration from the De La Salle University (Philippines), and was certified as a microfinance expert at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Germany).

Tina Hipolito is Specialist, Partner Development, for Grameen Foundation in the Philippines. She previously worked with Bloomberg’s education division, then joined the Philippine’s National Youth Commission to advocate for Filipino youth. Tina holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of the Philippines.

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