Anna Baranova

Staff
Anna Baranova

Strategic Initiatives Manager

As a strategic initiatives manager at Kopernik, Anna leads the impact measurement efforts across the organization. She brings 10 years in strategic, financial, and performance management. Before joining Kopernik, she ran an award-winning social enterprise in Cambodia that combined cultural immersion with experiential learning, while raising money to support local community development. She was selected to join a competitive leadership program at a leading global banking institution where she evaluated financial and operational risk. She holds an honours degree from Schulich School of Business, one of Canada’s top business schools. Together with her husband Anna has been calling Southeast Asia home for the past 9 years. When she's not looking at spreadsheets, Anna enjoys spending time high up in the mountains or deep under the water, as far away from her computer as possible.

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Kopernik insights:
31 August 2017

When selling in the last mile, end-user financing is a must »

A KOPERNIK INSIGHT

Kopernik’s Women Entrepreneurs, or Wonder Women as we call them, have sold more than  20,000 clean energy technologies in Eastern Indonesia during the past 3 years. That’s a lot of customers! We interviewed 325 of these customers to learn about their experience with the products and the impact they had on their lives. We also wanted to find out what payment method they used to buy their technology.

By Anna Baranova

Kopernik insights:
12 April 2017

Better sales performance achieved when spouses get involved... but not too much »

Each year we conduct an assessment of our Wonder Women entrepreneurship program to evaluate its impact and test how different variables may affect sales performance. We asked 66 Wonder Women about the level of involvement from their spouses in their business. The answers ranged from “no involvement” to “fully involved.”1 We found that the increasing participation of the spouse corresponded to proportionately higher sales - but only to a certain point.

By Anna Baranova

Kopernik insights:
30 November 2016

Backup source of energy necessary for solar drying to ensure high quality product »

A KOPERNIK INSIGHT

This insight and supporting research was developed by Kopernik Fellow and UC Berkeley Master of Public Policy student, Tarunima Prabhakar, together with Kopernik's Strategic Initiatives Team.

By Anna Baranova

Kopernik news:
06 September 2016
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LATEST VERSION OF KOPERNIK’S IMPACT TRACKER CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE »

We have just launched the latest version of our Impact Tracker Technology catalogue!

By Anna Baranova