Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute

Geenae Rivera

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Geenae Rivera

Policy Analyst
THE Federal Housing Finance Agency


Geenae serves as a Policy Analyst and is the Single-Family Market Specialist for the Duty to Serve Program at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).  She joined FHFA in 2011 as a student intern and later served as a Diversity and Inclusion Specialist in FHFA's Office of Minority and Women Inclusion. 

A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Geenae has pursued a career over the past ten years in public policy, ranging in areas from not-for-profit to the legislative and executive branches of the Federal government.  She served as program manager at MANA, a National Latina Organization from 2007 to 2009 and from 2009 to 2010 she worked at the U.S. House of Representatives for former Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi as a Legislative Correspondent. 

She holds a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning from The Catholic University of America, a Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Dayton, and a B.A. with concentrations in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Dayton.  She is fluent in Spanish, English, and French. Geenae currently lives in Arlington, VA with her husband.

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