Gillette is passionate about building bridges between private, public and civil sectors to address international development challenges. She works for the World Bank Group/International Finance Corporation where she is a lead of the knowledge management team for the Finance and Markets Global Practice. She has a diverse background with subject matter expertise in HIV/AIDS and women’s health, knowledge management, and community and stakeholder engagement.  She has worked globally across multiple sectors including financial services, oil, gas and mining, light manufacturing and the hospitality industries.

Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Gillette worked for Dimension Data as a Manager for Global Strategic Alliances where she securing over $8M in partnership value. She consulted to Development Alternatives, Inc. to mainstream HIV/AIDS into their existing business lines, and founded the first women’s HIV/AIDS education and prevention program in Washington DC for the Whitman-Walker Clinic.  She received her MBA with a concentration in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University and a BA with cum laude distinction in Psychology and French from Wake Forest University.