Shaheen Hasan

Manager

Shaheen is a manager on the Program Team at CFSI. In her role, she works to inform and advise the marketplace about the needs of consumers and how to offer high quality financial services to improve their financial health. With a background in international and domestic economic development, Shaheen is committed to advancing innovative solutions that promote economic empowerment and improve the financial lives of consumers.

Shaheen got her start in financial services at the Clinton Global Initiative where she helped launched its first ever financial inclusion working group. She also worked at the D2D Fund, where she was responsible for researching, designing and evaluating pilot financial products to help low-income households build savings. While there, she also worked jointly with CFSI to catalyze partnerships on FinCapDev, a mobile app competition to build financial capability.

Most recently, she was at Accion’s Center for Financial Inclusion developing engagement strategies and thought leadership to advance high-quality inclusive financial services for consumers in emerging markets. Prior to her work in financial services and economic development, she held positions in marketing and business development in the publishing and consulting industry.

In her free time, Shaheen can be found binge-listening to podcasts, eating good food, and planning her next travel adventure. She holds a Masters in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland at College Park.