René A. Vargas Martínez is a Program Officer at Inclusiv. René is tasked with advancing financial inclusion for Hispanic and immigrant communities by overseeing the engagement and expansion of the Juntos Avanzamos national credit union network. Prior to Inclusiv, René worked for the credit union industry for 8 years. He also occupied high profile leadership positions at the University of Puerto Rico, fighting for access to Higher Education as Associate VP for Student Affairs, Student Ombudsperson, Board Member, Academic Senator and President of the Student Council. René is a graduate of the University Of Puerto Rico School Of Law.