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Salah Goss

Salah Goss is the Head of the Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion in Nairobi, Kenya, responsible for overseeing the development of digital solutions that positively impact low income households in Africa, and other developing markets. In her previous role as Vice President, Global Products and Solutions at Mastercard, she was focused on creating partnerships with the development community, NGOs and governments to design payments, data and financial solutions that fostered financial inclusion, and addressed wider economic development challenges. Salah previously worked at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation where she focused on innovative business models for mobile-enabled financial products. Prior to the Gates Foundation, she worked in Africa as a financial analyst at Sanabel Microfinance Network of Arab Countries in Cairo, Egypt and then help lead the establishment of the West Africa regional office of the Soros Open Society Foundation based in Dakar, Senegal. She is a member of the Global Aspen Fellowship Network.