Fernando Henao

MPA-PNP - 2010

Country Director
Grameen Foundation
Fernando Henao

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE WAGNER FOR GRADUATE SCHOOL?

I was looking for a graduate school that provided me with skills, tools and connections in order to continue my career working in the government, especially in areas related to rural development. Wagner offered a variety of public policy and international angles that impressed me.  

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCE AS A WAGNER STUDENT?

It was a unique experience. I had the privilege of sharing it with incredibly talented students from different countries and very experienced faculty who were so generous and passionate in analyzing and looking for solutions to some of the world´s most pressing problems.

DESCRIBE YOUR CURRENT JOB.

I am Colombia's Country Director at Grameen Foundation. I am responsible for programs that deal with access to knowledge, connection to markets and financial inclusion for the poorest populations in Colombia.