The Women's World Banking Team

Marina Dimova

Director, Global Head of Financial Industry & Network Advocacy


Marina is the Global Head of Financial Industry & Network Advocacy and leads the efforts to support Network Members and financial services providers across the industry to adopt best practices, share know-how and take tangible actions to advance women’s financial inclusion. In her previous position as Managing Director of Design & Innovation, she focused on identifying and designing innovative financial solutions for women and girls. Marina is a designer with over 16 years of experience developing, implementing and scaling innovative solutions to social problems.

Previously, Marina was a Vice President at ideas42 and Associate Research Director at Ikatu International. She has also worked on agricultural value chains and private sector development at the World Bank, and in finance and healthcare consulting.

Marina holds an MPA in International Development from Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.A. in Economics and Government from Franklin & Marshall College.