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Viviana Montenegro

Position: Program Manager

Viviana is an Associate Program Manager and Research Faculty I in the Economic Development Lab at Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), where she assists with projects that foster and strengthen innovation ecosystems, entrepreneurship, technology commercialization, and economic development in different regions in the U.S.A. and worldwide. Under this capacity, she works with diverse partners such as universities, university business incubators, non-profit organizations, economic development agencies, and the private sector.

Viviana previously worked for G3ict, The Global Initiative for Inclusive Technologies, where she oversaw the data collection and analysis for the DARE Index and the CRPD Progress Report Project on ICT Accessibility. Prior to that, she served as Director of Economic Development at CIFAL Atlanta, the North American affiliate of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), where she managed the capacity building Global Airport Programs implemented for government officials, airport authorities, and businessmen from developing countries to promote economic development around the world. Viviana holds an M.A. degree in Public Administration from San Francisco State University in California, a Diploma in Business Management and Administration from Universidad de Chile, and a bachelor’s degree in Translation from Universidad Católica de Chile.