This week sitting in the guest chair is Sharlene Brown the executive director of The Partnership for Responsible Financial Inclusion. Previously, she served as National Director of Oikocredit-USA, where she raised investment capital and provided development education on micro-finance and social performance to investors with more than US$35 million in assets. She has previously overseen projects for micro-finance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle-East/North Africa. And worked in the socially responsible investment marketplace as a business development manager for Domini Social Investments, Ms. Brown holds a Bachelor’s from Wellesley College and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.
In this episode discover
- ‘What is driving me’ this week…
- How Sharlene came from an immigrant background to becoming a micro finance expert
- How Sharlene in her work of addresses Financial insecurities she is creating powerful futures for clients
- What her Mum’s Jamaican saying taught her
- How this Financial wiz talks guides women to get themselves out of debt.
- ‘Sharlene’s courageous moment’- a new segment on the show to inspire you to your own moments of bravery
- And I answer a listener’s question in “Shirley I have a question!”
Sharlene’s Quote of the week:
“Be who you are, be at the right place and time, be ready to recognize opportunity – Keep your eyes open. You never know”
Connect with Sharlene: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharlene-brown-7837298/
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SHE’S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield
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