Carmen Paraison

Senior Program Associate, Africa for The Smart Campaign

Carmen Paraison provides a range of project operations, communications, and web research support for The Smart Campaign team, and project management support for the Responsible Microfinance Facility, with a focus on sub-Saharan African (SSA) and the North Africa (MENA) regions. Her work focuses on increasing the awareness of the Smart Campaign among stakeholders, improving the ecosystem for client protection through intensive engagements in select African countries, and supporting financial consumer protection regulation and supervisory efforts.

Carmen holds a master’s degree in International Trade Policy and Development from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, and a bachelor’s degree in French from DePaul University in Chicago.

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