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Sandra Prieto serves as Director of Global Operations and Financial Inclusion at Habitat for Humanity International’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter, where she works to promote inclusion of low-income populations in the housing finance sector. With over 21 years of international development experience, Sandra has trained over 400 practitioners and 150 consultants in housing microfinance; authored papers on affordable housing value chains and government-based mechanisms for affordable housing; and served as editor of Housing Microfinance Product Development: A Handbook and the Terwilliger Center’s annual State of Housing Microfinance report.

Sandra holds a dual master’s degree in nonprofit management and social economics from the University of Barcelona, a diploma in management of organizational culture and change from the Xaveriana University in Colombia, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the National University of Colombia.

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