Associate Professor, Faculty of Business, University of Victoria
Dr. Ana Maria Peredo is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and International Business in the Faculty of Business at the University of Victoria and Interim Director of the British Columbia Institute for Co-operative Studies. Ana Maria’s pioneering research introduced the concept of community-based enterprise to the academic business literature. Her work focuses on fostering sustainable communities among poor and disadvantaged peoples. Dr. Peredo has been recognized with awards such as; the Western Academy of Management Ascendant Scholar Award, a Visiting Fellowship at the Global Poverty Research Group at the University of Oxford and the Canadian Bureau for International Education Leadership Award.