Beatriz – Received Academic Award
Received Raul Bailleres Academic Award (2006-2007)
Beatriz Armendariz is a highly qualified individual, with vast
amount of experience working as a Lecturer in several leading
She is the Founding Member of Grameen Credit Agricole
Microfinance Foundation, Paris and serves on its Board of
Directors. Beatriz Armendariz, a well qualified professional, holds
years of experience in serving as a Lecturer at several prestigious
educational institutions. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico
She later joined the University of Cambridge, UK, and thereby
completed her M. Phil in Economics in 1986. Besides, she also
holds a doctorate in Economics from EHESS, Paris, France, with
Dissertation on “Foreign Debt Negotiations: An Historical and
Beatriz Armendariz attended ITAM, Mexico to pursue her
Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (1984) and thereafter
enrolled at the University of Cambridge, UK (1986) to complete
her M. Phil in Economics.
She also holds Ph.D in Economics from EHESS, Paris, France,
with Dissertation on “Foreign Debt Negotiations: An Historical
and Theoretical Analysis”.
Honors & Awards
Beatriz Armendariz is an exceedingly knowledgeable individual
who has received several titles and accolades.
She has also earned praise and numerous awards in her lifetime.
She was honored with research grants and academic awards by
Belgian and Mexican institutes.
Beatriz Armendariz also likes to read books of writers belonging to
different parts of the globe.
She has also worked as a visiting professor at Brussels in Belgium
and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Cambridge in
Apart from teaching, Beatriz Armendariz is a keynote speaker of
gender equality in Microfinance. She has also attended numerous
conferences on microfinance.
Her teaching experience includes key areas of study like
Microfinance, Latin American Economy, Poverty and Development,
Development Economics, Money and Banking. , Basic Economic
Throughout her career, Beatriz Armendariz has held several
prominent positions at different educational institutes.
She served as Teaching Assistant at ITAM; as Research Officer at
INEGI (Mexico); as Visiting Scholar in Economics Department of
MIT, Cambridge; as Lecturer in Economics at London School of
Economics; as Visiting Professor at Toulouse School of
Economics (France); and as Lecturer in Economics at University
College London, UK. From 2000 to 2002,
she served as a Research Fellow at the Center for International
Development, Harvard University, and then as Senior Lecturer in
Economics at University College London, UK.
Beatriz Armendariz has also authored a few books.
The Handbook of Microfinance, The Economics of Contemporary
Latin American Economy and The Economics of Microfinance are a
few of the books written by her.
Beatriz Armendariz has also contributed a number of articles in the
field of economics and micro finance.
She has even presented papers on numerous subjects including
Policy Reducing Credit Policies, A Theory of Credit Unions,
Buybacks of LDC Debt and the Scope for Forgiveness, etc.
The Recipient of various grants
In 2009, Beatriz Armendariz received “Brains Back in Brussels”
research grant from the Government of Brussels, Belgium.
In addition to this, she also won Raul Bailleres Academic.