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Stephanie von Friedeburg

Senior Vice-President, Operations, International Finance Corporation

Undergraduate degree, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; MA, Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania; MBA, Wharton School. Began World Bank Group career at IFC, spending more than two decades in IFC investment operations, with responsibility for business development, transaction execution and portfolio management. Former Chief Information Officer, World Bank Group, fundamentally transforming the IT organization to equip the World Bank Group to fight poverty in the 21st century. Former Chief Strategy and Resources Officer, IFC; led the development of IFC's strategy and aligned the organization's resources in support of this strategy. As Chief Operating Officer, IFC, leads all IFC investment operations and advisory services, delivering private sector capital and solutions to create jobs, positive development outcomes, and opportunities in the world's most poor and fragile countries. Advocate for the advancement of women and champion of diversity and inclusion, serving on both IFC's and the World Bank Group's Diversity & Inclusion Councils. Founded women's networks at two international finance institutions. Member, Global Business Initiative External Advisory Board, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business; CIO Advisory Board, Greylock Partners. Director-Emeritus of the Board, Bank Fund Staff Federal Credit Union.

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