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Jane W. Katz

Director of International Affairs and Programs, Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)
Jane Katz is Director of International Affairs and Programs in Habitat for Humanity International’s Washington D.C. Office of Government Relations and Advocacy, where she focuses on global housing policies, advocacy issues, including HFHI’s “Solid Ground” land campaign, and manages the Global Housing Indicators initiative.
 
Previously, Ms. Katz worked in the public and private sectors on housing finance, policy, marketing, business, regulatory oversight, and program development at Fannie Mae and in United States government agencies, such as the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She received her Master’s degree in Government and Politics in urban affairs and public administration from the University of Maryland and Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Cincinnati.
 
Ms. Katz was elected Co-Chair of the General Assembly of Partners Civil Society Group towards Habitat III, represents CSOs on the standing committee of UN-HABITAT’s World Urban Campaign and is on the Advisory Board for the Global Land Tool Network and as well as serving on a variety of advisory boards and coalitions.   
 
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