Maria Mateo Sarpong
Director of Communications and Knowledge Management, MicroInsurance Centre, Milliman
Mariah is a global development professional with experience in project management and implementation, communications, and knowledge management activities for initiatives in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. She is passionate about financial inclusion, cross-cultural communication, storytelling, and capacity building. Mariah has been working in the microinsurance field since 2012, having worked on supply- and demand-side research, insurance product development, knowledge management, and capacity building projects globally. She is the current Director of Communications and Knowledge Management at the MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman. Mariah holds a Master of Arts degree in Community Development Policy and Practice from the University of New Hampshire's Carsey School of Public Policy ('17) and earned her Bachelor's degree in Anthropology and Spanish (concentration in International Studies) from Lawrence University ('12). She is a coach for the Innovation & Entrepreneurship program at Lawrence University.