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Lisa Mensah Moderates Panel at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

November 28, 2012  • Institute Contributor

From November 28-29, 2012 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) hosted a two day conference at its Washington D.C. headquarters entitled “Empowering Low-Income and Economically Vulnerable Consumers: Making a Case through Access, Data, and Scale.”

Lisa Mensah, Executive Director of Aspen IFS, moderated a panel, “Seeking Scale: What We Mean, How We Get There,” which focused on scaling up products and practices that empower low-income consumers to save and build assets.  Joining her in discussion was Melissa Koide, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S Department of Treasury’s Office of Consumer Policy; Andrea Levere, President of CFED; José Cisneros, Treasurer of the City and County of San Francisco; and Bob Annibale, Global Director of Citi Community Development & Microfinance.