As the Managing Director and President of the Board at the EoS Entrepreneur Foundation, Dr Erna Karrer-Rüedi is committed to promoting social entrepreneurship in areas such as Latin America. After completing her studies in environmental sciences at ETH Zurich, she conducted research at Johns Hopkins and Yale University. On moving into the private sector, she was involved in forward-looking, innovative areas of expertise in America and Western Europe. She has more than 25 years of international experience in consulting, implementing sustainable development projects and socially responsible financing. Erna Karrer-Rüedi is also employed by Innosuisse as an expert and consultant focusing on social entrepreneurship and business management.