CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian visits Google’s Mountain View, CA headquarters. This event took place on October 5, 2007 as part of the Women@Google series.
Mary Ellen Iskenderian is President & CEO of Women’s World Banking, which she joined in September 2006 to lead the microfinance-focused organization into its second 30 years. Prior to joining WWB, Mary Ellen was a senior manager at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group and held leadership positions including Director of Partnership Development, Director of Global Financial Markets Portfolio and Director of the South Asia Regional Department.
She currently sits on the advisory boards of the Dignity Fund and Kiva. Prior to joining WWB, she held numerous corporate directorship positions at such institutions as ShoreCap International, an important equity and loan fund for microfinance; Banco Caja Social; Corfinsura S.A.; and the Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation. Ms. Iskenderian received an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a B.S. in International Economics from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.