Shamina is a transformational and solutions-oriented social impact leader with over twenty years of global experience across public, private, and non-profit sectors, including service in three Presidential administrations and three Fortune 500 companies. She has a unique track record of driving an inventive inclusive economic growth model of philanthropy that leverages the assets of the public and private sectors for social impact while advancing shared prosperity for people and the planet. This includes leading Mastercard’s $500M Impact Fund, as well as developing an industry-leading Center of Inclusive Growth, the philanthropic hub of Mastercard. Shamina also leads the social impact investments for “Solidarity In Action,” Mastercard’s $500M commitment to support Black communities, and is an Ex-Officio Member of the Mastercard Foundation Board of Directors. During her tenure as Board Chair of Americorps, the $1B federal agency realized operational efficiencies and saw increases in their Congressional budget appropriations for three consecutive cycles.
In addition, Shamina serves on the Boards of ADL, a leading anti-hate organization and the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. Shamina co-chairs the Ad Council of America’s Advisory Committee on Public Issues as well as The Asian American Foundation, and serves on the Advisory Boards of Data and Society, social enterprise Women Reignite, the U.N. Business and Human Security Initiative at the London School of Economics, and The Aspen Institute Civil Society Fellowship. She is also a Henry Crown Fellow with The Aspen Institute.
Shamina has thrice been named to the Financial Times’ Top 100 LGBT+ Executives and was twice included on Fast Company’s Queer 50 list. She is also one of the Hall of Fame Asian American Top 100 Honorees.