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Panelist Biography

Mia Sowell

Senior Community Affairs Specialist, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Last Updated: October 1, 2021

Mia Sowell currently serves as a Senior Community Affairs Specialist at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, DC. In this role, she assists in directing and coordinating projects and strategic initiatives related to emerging community development and economic inclusion opportunities. In particular, Ms. Sowell leads the FDIC’s national efforts in promoting affordable insured transaction and savings accounts. Prior to joining the FDIC, Ms. Sowell served as the Acting Program Manager for the Bank Enterprise Award Program and Small Dollar Loan Program at the US Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. Ms. Sowell has over 15 years of experience working with Federal programs assisting low-and moderate-income communities. Ms. Sowell obtained her Master of Business Administration degree from The George Washington University, and Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.