Ana Demel

Board Member

Ana Demel was born in Cuba and grew up in Puerto Rico. She attended Brandeis as an undergraduate and NYU Law School. She worked at Cleary, Gottlieb for many years (partner), where she advised private and public sector clients on a variety of transactions, including structured finance and project finance as well as sovereign debt restructurings and mergers and acquisitions, and where she was involved in pro bono matters involving microfinance.  Since leaving Cleary, Gottlieb in 2009 Ana has been teaching courses on microfinance, social enterprise and project finance at NYU Law School and is the chair of the board at Pro Mujer, a non-profit social enterprise that focuses on empowering women in Latin America through a variety of services including microfinance.