Young Professionals Event: Michele Costello on "Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of Microfinance"

Young Professionals Event: Michele Costello on \

Thursday, October 7, 2010 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Please join the Museum's Young Leadership Council for a young professionals networking event with guest speaker Michele Costello. Events in this series take place the first Thursday of every month and are designed for students and professionals between the ages of 21-40. Wine, beer and light refreshments will be served.

About the Speaker
Michele Costello is a Director at the Royal Bank of Scotland and leads the Portfolio Management NV team. In this role, she manages a credit portfolio of US-based multinational clients and is responsible for a team of professionals across various industry sub-portfolios. Michele is an experienced debt professional, with a background in corporate, leveraged, syndicated and real estate finance. Her interest in microfinance has led to various volunteer activities and affiliations with NY- area microfinance organizations, a role as outreach director for a microfinance renewable energy project in Haiti, a role as co-founder of a microfinance education company, and an Adjunct Professor position at Baruch College teaching a microfinance course. Michele received an MBA in Finance and Economics from New York University Stern School of Business and her BA from the University of Notre Dame.

Admission is free for Young Professionals Circle members, or $10 for non-members. RSVP to Lindsay Seeger at 212-908-4110 or

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