Victoria White

Managing Director, Accion Advisory

Victoria White is Managing Director, Accion Advisory. Leveraging innovations in technology and financial services, Accion Advisory provides experienced technical and operational support to financial service providers, platforms, and other ecosystem actors seeking to address the financial needs of underserved individuals and small businesses. Victoria also serves as a board director for a number of these institutions. Victoria is co-author of Transforming Microfinance Institutions: Providing Full Financial Services to the Poor and Institutional Metamorphosis: Transformation of Microfinance NGOs into Regulated Financial Institutions, a contributing author to Commercialization of Microfinance: Balancing Business and Development, and author of A Case Study in Transformation: The Creation of Uganda Microfinance Limited.

Before working with Accion, Victoria was a senior advisor for Calmeadow’s international operations and also worked as a program analyst for USAID’s Office of Microenterprise Development, both in Washington, D.C. and in the South Africa mission. Prior to entering the financial inclusion field, Victoria was a bank examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Victoria holds a graduate degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and an undergraduate degree from Wellesley College.

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