2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit

Virtual Event

2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit Speakers 63

Hear from purpose-driven leaders on inclusive growth

Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

Vice President of the United States of America

William Jefferson Clinton The Clinton Foundation

William Jefferson Clinton

42nd President of the United States, Founder and Board Chair

The Clinton Foundation

Queen Maxima of The Netherlands UNSGSA

H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development


Suzanne Ackerman-Berman Pick n Pay Stores

Suzanne Ackerman-Berman

Executive Director

Pick n Pay

Kimberly Adams Marketplace

Kimberly Adams

Host & Correspondent


Ajay Banga The World Bank

Ajay Banga


The World Bank

Eloine Barry African Media Agency

Eloïne Barry

Founder & CEO

African Media Agency

Michael Bennet State of Colorado

Michael Bennet

U.S. Senator

State of Colorado

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Marla Blow


Skoll Foundation

Raphael Bostic Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Raphael Bostic

Dr. Rick Bright Rockefeller Foundation

Rick Bright

Senior Vice President of Pandemic Prevention and Response

Rockefeller Foundation

Chris Coons State of Delaware

Chris Coons

U.S. Senator

State of Delaware

Brian Deese The White House

Brian Deese

Director, National Economic Council

The White House

Raj Dhamodharan Mastercard

Raj Dhamodharan

Executive Vice President of Blockchain, Digital Asset Products and Digital Partnerships


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Makhtar Diop

Samantha Fields Marketplace

Samantha Fields



Arturo Franco Mastercad Center for Inclusive Growth

Arturo Franco

Senior Vice President, Thought Leadership

Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

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Michael Froman

President, Council on Foreign Relations


Heather Higginbottom JP Morgan Chase

Heather Higginbottom

Co-Head of Global Philanthropy & Head of Research and Policy for Corporate Responsibility

JP Morgan Chase

Dr. Ivor Horn Google

Ivor Horn

Director of Health Equity and Product Inclusion


Will Hurd Allen & Company

Will Hurd

Managing Director

Allen & Company

JoAnn Jenkins AARP

JoAnn Jenkins



Omobola Johnson TLcom Capital Partners

Omobola Johnson

Senior Partner

TLcom Capital Partners

Alan Jope Unilever

Alan Jope



Leslie Kaufman Bloomberg

Leslie Kaufman

Senior Reporter


Melissa Kearney Aspen Institute

Melissa Kearney

Director, Aspen Economic Strategy Group

The Aspen Institute

Tunde Kehinde Lidya

Tunde Kehinde



Neal Kemkar General Electric

Neal Kemkar

Executive Counsel

General Electric

Olga Khazan The Atlantic

Olga Khazan

Staff Writer

The Atlantic

Justin King Aspen Institute

Justin King

Associate Director, Financial Security Program

The Aspen Institute

Leora Klapper The World Bank

Leora Klapper

Senior Economist

The World Bank

Joyce Klein Aspen Institute

Joyce Klein

Director of the Microenterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning and Dissemination

The Aspen Institute

Chris Locke Caribou Digital

Chris Locke


Caribou Digital

Barbara Magnoni EA Consultants

Barbara Magnoni


EA Consultants

Jesse McWaters Mastercard

Jesse McWaters

Global Head of Regulatory Advocacy


Michael Miebach Mastercard

Michael Miebach

Katherine L. Milkman, Ph.D. The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania

Katherine L. Milkman

Thomas Motmans BASE

Thomas Motmans

Sustainable Energy Finance Specialist

Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE)

Juan Navarette Fundación Capital

Juan Navarrete

Vice President of Business and Partnerships Development

Fundación Capital

Michelle Nunn CARE

Michelle Nunn

President & CEO


Reymundo Ocanas BBVA

Reymundo Ocanas

Executive Vice President and Director of Communications and Responsible Business


Tim Ogden Aspen Institute

Tim Ogden

Senior Fellow, Business Ownership Initiative

The Aspen Institute

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala World Trade Organization

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Director General

World Trade Organization

Dan Porterfield Aspen Institute

Dan Porterfield

President and CEO

The Aspen Institute

Gina Raimondo The United States of America

Gina Raimondo

Secretary of Commerce

The United States of America

Lata Reddy Prudential

Lata Reddy

Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Impact

Prudential Financial

Reeta Roy Mastercard Foundation logo

Reeta Roy

President & CEO

Mastercard Foundation

Judy Samuelson Aspen Institute

Judy Samuelson

Executive Director of the Business and Society Program

The Aspen Institute

Josh SIlverman Etsy

Josh Silverman



Shamina Singh Mastercad Center for Inclusive Growth

Shamina Singh

Brad Smith Microsoft

Brad Smith

Vice Chair and President


Stephanie Smith Mastercard

Stephanie Smith

Director, Humanitarian and Development, Business Management


Vera Songwe United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Vera Songwe

Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary

UN Economic Commission For Africa

Francis Suarez City of Miami

Francis Suarez

Gabriel Sulzberger Centerbridge Partners

Gabrielle Sulzberger

Senior Advisor

Centerbridge Partners

Anthony Tan Grab

Anthony Tan

Group CEO & Co-Founder


Luz Urrutia Accion Opportunity Fund

Luz Urrutia

Sheila Warren World Economic Forum

Sheila Warren

Data, Technology, and Policy Global Executive

World Economic Forum

Yasmina Zaidman Acumen

Yasmina Zaidman

Chief Partnerships Officer


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