Ana Maria Alvarez Monge

Ana María Alvarez Monge

CEO, Chairwoman and Co-Founder at Migration Hub Network gGmbH

Ana María Alvarez Monge is the CEO, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of Migration Hub Network gGmbH, an organisation that co-creates a European platform for asylum, migration and refugee cooperation. Migration Hub Network integrates physical spaces and events with mentoring, services and community support for migrant entrepreneurship.

Ana studied journalism, human rights and peace education before working in her home country, Costa Rica, for thirteen years in the corporate, governmental and non-profit sectors. She is a frequent consultant, coach and mentor in areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship. She has served as a coach and mentor at the European Social Innovation Competition, the Korea Research and Innovation Centre, and the Yunus Centre at the National Central University in Taiwan. Ana is a Steering Committee Member of the European Community of Women Business Angels and an Advisory Board Member of 180 Degrees Consulting Berlin.