Kathlyn Louis Ong

Kathlyn Louis Ong
Board Member (SEDPI)
Faculty Member, Ateneo de Manila University

Kathlyn finished her Baccalaureate Degree in Humanities at the Ateneo de Manila University and then her Master’s in Social Entrepreneurship for Social and Development Workers at the Asian Institute of Management. She currently teaches microfinance and social entrepreneurship at the Ateneo de Manila University.

Kathlyn’s background in microfinance is implementing a microfinance program in Cagayan de Oro City, under Mindanao Capital Corporation, replicating Bangladesh’s ASA methodology. She brings her experience as founder and manager of a microfinance institution in the Ateneo Microfinance Capacity Building Program. Kathlyn is an expert in troubleshooting delinquency problems, employing internal control measures and designing financial products appropriate for the enterprising poor.