Elaine Bellezza, Executive Director
Ms. Bellezza is a seasoned professional with over 25 years experience in entrepreneurship and creative industries development. She has successfully designed and led numerous value chain projects for USAID, the World Bank, MCC, and the European Commission.
She is committed to developing entrepreneurship and trade, and supporting the vision, capacity & vitality of creative entrepreneurs. She has lived and worked extensively across Africa and has helped thousands of artisan businesses increase their capacity to meet the stringent challenges of the international market with confidence and success.