About Dr Rowena Dyson
Following an early career in banking and asset management Rowena has worked with a variety of commercial institutions to support their development and financial operations and has to her position considerable knowledge in the private sector, in Human Resources development as well as in individual and community-related capacity building worldwide.
As advocate for Social Change and development, she has been leading research programs and focusing on Public Policy and transformation policies with an emphasis on the inequality between places, generations and individuals, always seeking to foster startup communities and develop challenges to spur entrepreneurial activity in select metropolitan areas around the globe.
For more than 10 years, she has been supporting efforts that make Cities a better place to live and work by promoting and strengthening key city asset institutions, supporting the capacity of human service and educational non-profits and promoting investment in local initiatives that complement the group’s work in Education and Entrepreneurship.
Since 2004 Rowena has been involved with Charitable and Humanitarian projects (VPAA) working to advance entrepreneurship education and training, to promote startup-friendly policies, and to understand what new firms need.