Public Policy in Practice with Mary Ellen Iskenderian

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Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Information: 

Please join Fels for a conversation with Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women's World Banking.

Women's World Banking is a global nonprofit devoted to giving more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources they require to achieve security and prosperity.

Ms. Iskenderian joined Women’s World Banking in 2006 and leads the Women’s World Banking global team, based in New York and also serves as a member of the Investment Committee of its $50 million impact investment fund. Prior to Women’s World Banking, Ms. Iskenderian worked for 17 years at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank. Before, she worked for the investment bank Lehman Brothers.

Ms. Iskenderian is a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations, as well as a member of the Women’s Forum of New York and the Business and Sustainable Development Commission. Ms. Iskenderian holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in International Economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

About the series:

The Public Policy in Practice Series, led by Fels Distinguished Fellow Elizabeth Vale, is designed to provide students with a variety of perspectives and compelling personal narratives that will help them not only form their opinions on important issues, but will also help shape their careers. This series is offered in conjunction with the Fels graduate Public Management course required of all Fels MPA and Executive MPA students. Fels is proud to offer these important conversations to the entire Penn community and members of the public.

Remarks begin promptly at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Location Name: 
Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, Auditorium
Location Address: 

Lower Level Auditorium
133 S. 36th Street (36th & Walnut St)
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Event Contact: 

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Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326
felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu

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