Jamie Zimmerman & Beth Porter

Joint Post

Jamie Zimmerman

Jamie M. Zimmerman is a Senior Associate at Bankable Frontier Associates and lead developer of the Better Than Cash Alliance beta Development Partner Toolkit. If you are interested in learning more about the toolkit or becoming a toolkit reviewers or tester, you can reach Jamie at jzimmerman@bankablefrontier.com. You can also follow her #epayments, #financialinclusion and #digitalfinance tweets on twitter at: @JamieMZimmerman.

Beth Porter

Ms. Porter has two decades of experience in financial inclusion in 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. At UNCDF she provides policy guidance and support to the global team on financial inclusion. She previously directed an initiative at Making Cents International to build institutional capabilities in youth-inclusive financial services. As Vice President at Freedom from Hunger, Ms. Porter led program strategy and managed delivery of integrated microfinance services worldwide. Ms. Porter has provided technical assistance and training in strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, and product design, and is experienced in program appraisal, design and evaluation. Ms. Porter is on the boards of the SEEP Network, Bolivian MFI CRECER, SMART Campaign, Child and Youth Finance International, and YFS-Link, and was a founder of Women Advancing Microfinance International. Ms. Porter holds a Master’s Degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. She speaks English, French, and Spanish.