Kristen is a Founder of the Jai Bolo Project; a new way to producers issue their own credit creating and sustaining prosperity to transform the development world. She is Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch, investing over $150 million. She helps clients navigate markets and achieve financial goals. She is a certified digital currency professional and earned her Masters Degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Kristen holds certificates in FinTech from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in Sustainable Exchange from the University of Cumbria, London. She is currently building a producer backed credit for farmers and other producers to self issue in villages in India. She loves the adventure of Life and everything it brings from the many kinds of people to the wonders of Nature. She has traveled throughout the world. Her many journeys include climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, hiking through the Sahara desert and studying at a spiritual school located in the foothills of Southern India.