How Companies Can Help Cities Close the Data Gap
Data-rich businesses are positioned to help their communities. It's an opportunity for data philanthropy.
Shamina Singh is president of the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth, whose mission is to advance sustainable and equitable economic growth and financial inclusion around the world. Previously, she served as the global director of MasterCard's Government Services and Solutions, where she worked to digitize social subsidy programs in over 40 countries.
Prior to joining MasterCard, Singh led Nike's government and public affairs efforts and spent five years with Citigroup’s Global Community Development Group. Over a 15-year career in the public sector, she held senior positions in the White House and the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2015, she was appointed by President Obama to a six-year term on the board of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Singh serves on the World Economic Forum's Meta-Council on Inclusive Growth and the advisory boards of the Data & Society research institute, Georgetown University's Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, and Care.com. A Henry Crown Fellow with the Aspen Institute, she holds a master's degree in public administration from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas.