Maira Riaz Becomes Program Manager

Maira joined the First Access team in November 2011 as a graduate consultant from Columbia University, responsible for developing social impact strategy and metrics, as well as helping to build relationships with institutional partners in Tanzania. As our Program Manager in Dar es Salaam, Maira will help coordinate the launch of the First Access pilot across Tanzania. Prior to her graduate studies, Maira was a Product Manager in the Strategic Planning and Global Marketing Department of Bank Alfalah in Pakistan, where she designed a credit line for small business owners with limited physical assets, researched new product ideas, produced manuals and conducted trainings related to new products and services.