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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.”

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