Florence Angelica Adviento
Florence Adviento finished her degree in Management Economics at the Ateneo de Manila University. After graduation, she worked for the Corporate Banking Group of Metrobank, one of the country’s top commercial banks. Shortly after her stay in the bank, she returned to SEDPI, having rendered volunteer work to it in its inception.
As part of SEDPI’s management staff, she leads organizational appraisals of several microfinance institutions in the country, where she displayed her expertise in performing impact assessments with their end-clients and focus group discussions with MFIs from all organizational levels. She also conducted various trainings all over the country, including Training of Trainers (ToT) on Financial Literacy for Remittance Receivers and Risk Management and Microinsurance. In addition, under the partnership of SEDPI and Microfinance Opportunities (MFO), Florence has pilot tested a comic book on microinsurance, which was published and distributed to end-clients of microfinance institutions.
Florence represented SEDPI in a conference organized by the Academy for Microfinance Development in Asia (AMIDA) in Bali, Indonesia, where she took a course on microinsurance. Moreover, she recently assisted in the conduct of Training of Trainers in the Central Bank of Nigeria.