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Caroline Valvardi, MSSP'13

Caroline Valvardi, MSSP’13

  • Senior Associate, Strategic Communications at Opportunity Finance Network

Caroline currently serves as Senior Associate, Strategic Communications at Opportunity Finance Network in Washington DC. Since graduating from the MSSP program in 2013, Caroline has served in a variety of capacities helping to empower underserved populations globally through community development, entrepreneurship, and access to equitable and affordable financial services.

“Joining the MSSP program not only taught me critical analytical and technical skills in the field of social policy, but it also exposed me to a much larger network of Penn students and alumni who helped me discover other innovative, impactful ways I could apply my degree and make a difference, such as through social enterprise and entrepreneurship.”

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

Faculty & Research

National Survey Examines Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-Harm

How routinely do emergency room staff members properly provide help to individuals who present for self-harm? Do they appropriately assess...

SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

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