Andrea M. Prado is Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at INCAE Business School, where she teaches organizational change, sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. Prado’s research explores the role of companies in promoting sustainable development in the countries where they operate, particularly through their corporate social responsibility strategies and inclusive businesses at the base of the pyramid. She also studies the impact and dynamics of industry self-regulation (i.e. adoption of voluntary certification programs) to promote environmental and labor practices in emerging economies. Prado’s research has been published in prestigious academic journals and has received multiple international awards.
Prado is also the Academic Director of the Central American Healthcare Initiative. CAHI seeks to catalyze access to quality health services for low-income populations through cost-effective innovations and enhanced management capabilities in the region’s healthcare sector. CAHI pursues its mission through a social innovation incubator, a management training program for healthcare leaders and a knowledge center. The knowledge center not only conducts academic research, but also promotes knowledge sharing of best practices among academics and practitioners.
Prado received a PhD in Management and Organizations from Stern School of Business, New York University, a Msc. in International Economics from the University of Essex, UK and a Bsc. in Economics from the Universidad de Costa Rica. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship for her PhD studies and a Chevening scholarship for her Master studies.
PhD. New York University. 2011.
M.S. University of Essex. 2001.
B.S. University of Costa Rica. 1997
Associate Professor of Management and Organizations
Harry Strachan Chair on Philanthropy and Social Investment