Mitria Wilson, J.D., is Vice President of Economic Opportunity at the Center for Global Policy Solutions. Most recently, she served as Senior Counsel for Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee and, prior to that, as Vice President of Federal Affairs and Senior Counsel at the Center for Responsible Lending, Director of Legislative and Policy Advocacy at National Community Reinvestment Coalition, and Acting Committee Director/Legislative Director of Economic Development for the Council of the District of Columbia.

A financial services and economic policy expert, Mitria specializes in the analysis of access to credit issues—including housing finance, student loans, and online lending, consumer protection concerns, wealth inequality, economic development and regulatory reform matters. In 2014, she was named a Woman of Influence by HousingWire Magazine for her advocacy work on housing finance reform.

In addition to testifying before Congress, Mitria and her work have appeared in a number of media outlets, such as MSNBC, Bloomberg News, NPR, as well as in legal and policy journal publications.

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Wilson was a speaker at the Center for Global Policy Solutions’ 2014 Color of Wealth Summit: