Sharlene Brown, Executive Director, Microfinance CEO Working Group
Sharlene Brown is the Executive Director of the Microfinance CEO Working Group. Previously, she served as National Director of Oikocredit-USA where she raised investment capital and provided development education on microfinance and social performance to investors with more than US$35 million in assets. Ms. Brown also worked with the Grameen Foundation, a member of the Microfinance CEO Working Group, as a Senior Program Officer for their Social Performance Management Center where she oversaw projects for microfinance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa and Middle-East/North Africa. She has also worked in the socially responsible investment marketplace as a business development manager for Domini Social Investments and as research associate for the Social Investment Forum.
Ms. Brown holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and an MBA from University of Phoenix.