Ruth Dueck-Mbeba brings more than 30 years of experience in public accounting, financial reporting and management, and as a practitioner, trainer and consultant in development and financial inclusion. Currently, she serves as a senior program manager at Mastercard Foundation, where she is responsible for initiatives in education finance, digital finance, youth financial services and country strategy development. She has lived, worked and traveled extensively in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Ruth is passionate about building learning communities, sharing knowledge and developing human capital. She is a chartered professional accountant (Ontario), a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and holds a certificate in adult education.