Shamina Singh is the executive director of the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth. In this position, she is responsible for the Center’s consistent achievement of its mission to advance sustainable and equitable economic growth and financial inclusion around the world. In her previous position as global director of MasterCard’s Government Social Programs, she worked to digitize social subsidy programs in over 40 countries.
Prior to joining MasterCard, she led Government and Public Affairs for Nike and spent five years with Citigroup’s Global Community Development Group. Over the course of 15 years in the public sector, Singh held senior positions within the Clinton Administration and the US House of Representatives.
She is a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum, a Henry Crown Fellow with the Aspen Institute and served on the Presidential Advisory Commission on Military Leadership Diversity. Singh serves on the Advisory Boards of Data & Society, the Beeck Center of Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University and Care.com, a public company operating in 11 countries connecting care providers and families.
Singh has a graduate degree in public policy from the Lyndon B. Johnson School for Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin and has completed executive programs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, Yale’s Jackson Institute for Diplomacy and the India School of Business.