Author: Gwendy Donaker Brown

Vice President of Research and Policy at Opportunity Fund

Gwendy Donaker Brown is Vice President of Research and Policy at Opportunity Fund, a leading provider of microsavings and microloans in the SF Bay Area. In her role, Gwendy helped develop and launch groundbreaking savings products including Start2Save emergency savings, Saving for Citizenship and customized products for foster youth and single mothers. She also serves as an economic justice fellow with the Women's Policy Institute, a project of the Women's Foundation of California. 

Why We Need a Small Business Borrower’s Bill of Rights

by Joyce Klein and Gwendy Donaker Brown
— As a critical building block of our economy — and its recovery from the great recession — small businesses must be protected from predatory lending and other practices which could cripple growth and slow the building of American wealth. Read more