Bridget Dougherty

Bridget Dougherty

Director of Operations, BRAC International

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Bridget Dougherty is the Director of Operations, BRAC International Holdings BV. Dougherty is responsible for strengthening and supporting the maturing of their Financial Institutions in line with their Growth for Impact strategy, including digital transformation and impact measurement. Dougherty has fifteen years of experience in consulting, project management, process improvement, and systems implementation, working the last ten years in private sector development and financial inclusion.

Prior to joining BRAC, Dougherty was the Project Manager for the Partnership for Responsible Financial Inclusion at the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, and has held several other positions including Program Manager for Truelift, and as Executive Operations Manager at an NGO in Vietnam that worked to promote economic development in sectors that had strong market inclusion for the poor and positive global growth prospects. Dougherty began her career at Accenture, where she project managed and deployed large-scale system implementations for Fortune 100 and 500 corporations.

She holds a BA in Economics and Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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