Grupo Acosta Dent Family Office
Rosal√É¬≠a Morales is the Managing Director at her Family Office Grupo Acosta Dent. She currently focuses on strategy, current and future investments and supervises al financial operations. Previously, she was the Executive Director at Network Information Center (NIC) Costa Rica, a not-for-profit organization based in San Jos√É¬©, Costa Rica, and is in charge of managing the country code top-level domain for Costa Rica. She supervised all operations, sales, IT, and leads intergovernmental relationships and public policy. The organization executes national scale projects to promote the best internet infrastructure, competitiveness, and economic development in Costa Rica.
Rosal√É¬≠a has a particular interest in internet policy and entrepreneurship. She has actively participated in the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in leading the organization's operations and strategy related to country code top-level domains. She also has represented the Costa Rican government in international conferences worldwide, promoting internet freedom and accessibility.
As an individual, she works hand-in-hand with the local entrepreneurship community, creating new funding opportunities and promoting the growth of the ecosystem. She helped create the first Angel Investment fund in Central America and is a current investor in two growing technology companies. Moreover, she sits in the Advisory Council of Costa Rica's larges incubators, University of Costa Rica AUGE. She is part is part of several Board including CINDE, Costa Rica's Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, LACNIC, Latin American and the Caribbean Network Information Center, and NIC Costa Rica.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Rosal√É¬≠a majored in economics and international studies in Macalester College and has an MBA focused on management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She also has a Master's in International Studies, focused on Latin America, from the Lauder Institute, also part of the Wharton School.
As a member of Class 18, Rosal√É¬≠a served her fellowship at the NIC Costa Rica.