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Valérie Kindt

Valérie Kindt

ACCION International

Ms. Kindt joined Accion International in 2000. She heads Global Training and Capacity Building at Accion and serves on the board of Swadhaar FinServe, an MFI in India and a partner of Accion. Previously Ms. Kindt provided technical assistance to Accion’s partners in Haiti and Africa and headed business development in the Middle East. Her areas of expertise include microfinance start-ups, business planning, product development, and capacity based lending. Before joining Accion, Ms. Kindt worked five years as a microfinance consultant in Uzbekistan, Albania, Lebanon, and Egypt for the World Bank, UNDP, Catholic Relief Services and the Soros Foundation. She also was an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) for three years. A native of Belgium, Ms. Kindt holds an M.A. from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Sussex (U.K.)

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