Kaltrina Rezniqi


Director of Innovative Programs & Investments​ | krezniqi@womenventure.org


Kaltrina leads innovation projects at WomenVenture supporting both new and existing business owners. She has over eight years of experience in development finance, nonprofit management, grant management, and business development.

Prior to her role at Women Venture, she worked with First Children’s Finance to design and implement innovative solutions in communities across Minnesota, empowering local entrepreneurs in starting and growing high quality child care programs. She has worked internationally with Small Enterprise Assistance Fund – Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development in providing business assistance and growth capital to enterprises in emerging economies. She is experienced in providing business consultation, training, and facilitate community conversations around economic development issues.

Kaltrina holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from Cornell College and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She enjoys taking Barre Yoga classes, traveling, and trying different cuisines.

Interesting Fact

I played four different musical instruments in high school: guitar, harmonica, and ukulele

Favorite Local Restaurant

Anywhere with bread and pasta. Lately, my favorite restaurant has been Red Rabbit.

Favorite Movie

Erin Brockovich

Woman I Admire

Madeline Albright