Katherine Lynch is the Program Lead for Kiva in NYC. Since joining the Kiva team in August 2014, she has grown a program that has successfully fully funded over 270 entrepreneurs with 0% interest loans, leveraging over $1,500,000 of social capital. Katherine began her impact career working at Accion East and then Grameen America, two alternative lenders also serving NYC small businesses. She believes strongly in the power of domestic microfinance to create access to opportunity for marginalized or excluded entrepreneurs. Katherine has expertise in marketing one’s self and one’s business.