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Manager Nicole Kresse

Nicole Kresse is a manager in Chemonics’ Latin America and Caribbean Division.

by Nicole Kresse


To Bring On Partners, Know Your Pitch

In development, we are constantly improving our ability to do meaningful work and becoming more demand-driven in our approaches. While some improvements are disruptive technologies like digital financial services, others are simple changes to the way we operate. One of the topics from the recent SEEP Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum that really resonated…

Mobile Money Promotes Messages of Peace in Côte d’Ivoire

This post was originally published by the Better Than Cash Alliance and is cross-posted with permission. Chemonics is a proud member of the alliance. Many Ivoirians were concerned that the 2015 presidential elections would lead to renewed conflict, particularly after the violence surrounding the elections of 2010. One successful peace-promoting initiative in the country used…

Ugandan Farmers — Majority Women — Devise New Mobile Solution

This post was originally published by the Better Than Cash Alliance and is cross-posted with permission. Chemonics is a proud member of the alliance. On a recent trip to Uganda, where I assessed Chemonics’ implementation of mobile money solutions, I was encouraged to see mobile money initiatives on the rise, from cardless ATM withdrawals and…