Sharlene Brown

Sharlene Brown
Executive Director
Partnership for Responsible Financial Inclusion


Sharlene Brown is the Executive Director of the Partnership for Responsible Financial Inclusion. Previously, she served as National Director of Oikocredit-USA where she raised investment capital and provided development education on microfinance and social performance to investors with more than US$35 million in assets. Ms. Brown also worked with the Grameen Foundation, a member of the Microfinance CEO Working Group, as a Senior Program Officer for their Social Performance Management Center where she oversaw projects for microfinance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa and Middle-East/North Africa. She has also worked in the socially responsible investment marketplace as a business development manager for Domini Social Investments and as research associate for the Social Investment Forum.

Ms. Brown holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and an MBA from University of Phoenix.