Anna Gincherman serves as the chief product development officer of Women’s World Banking, a global nonprofit working to bring more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources they require to build security and prosperity. She has extensive experience rolling out financial products and services designed to meet the unique needs of low-income women, including individual and rural lending, adult and youth savings, health insurance, and financial education.
Gincherman has led Women's World Banking’s expansion in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, among other markets. She provides support to partner institutions on strategic and operational issues, including competitive positioning, product diversification, access to funding, risk management as well as banking regulation.
Prior to joining Women’s World Banking, Anna worked for the Council on Economic Priorities and the United Nations, focusing on defense conversion programs in Eastern Europe. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College and a master’s in Public Affairs from the University of Pennsylvania. She is fluent in English and Russian and is a native of Russia.