For more than 20 years, Shamina Singh has been on the frontlines of developing and implementing solutions to make the global economy work for everyone, everywhere. Shamina is the Founder and President of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, the philanthropic hub of Mastercard. She also serves as Executive Vice President of Corporate Sustainability.
Since 2014, Shamina has led the Center with a remit to leverage Mastercard’s data, technology, capital and expertise for social impact. In her role as EVP for Sustainability, she is responsible for the development and implementation of the environmental, social and governance strategy across the company as well as integrating the Sustainable Development Goals into Mastercard’s core objectives.
In 2018, Mastercard pledged $500 million to advance inclusive growth around the world. Shamina is charged with activating those philanthropic dollars through the newly-created, non-profit Mastercard Impact Fund.
Deeply committed to public service, Shamina has held senior positions in the White House and the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2015, Shamina was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to a six-year term on the Board of the Corporation for National and Community Service. She is a graduate of the Presidential Leadership Fellows program, an alum of the Young Global Leaders program of the World Economic Forum, and a Henry Crown Fellow with the Aspen Institute.