Microfinance Focus, November 10, 2011: Global international development network SEEP has appointed Sharon D’Onofrio as its Executive Director. Prior to taking on this role, Sharon supported many of SEEP’s members as a consultant specializing in organizational assessments, planning, and training.
She also held the lead facilitator role in SEEP’s Association Development Community of Practice. In this position, Sharon provided strategic direction to SEEP’s global association development activities and oversaw the creation of a suite of association development tools.
Sharon has worked with SEEP member Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as the senior technical advisor for microfinance. At CRS, Sharon led the creation of a new microfinance institution in El Salvador and served as its first executive director; she also led training activities and advised CRS microfinance programs throughout Latin America.
The SEEP Network is a nonprofit network of over 120 international organizations. Through SEEP’s learning initiatives, microenterprise development practitioners co-create and exchange strategies, standards, and tools for building healthy economies with a sustainable income in every household.