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Carol Galante is the Founder of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley and The Housing Lab, an accelerator program working with early-stage ventures on housing affordability. She is the Emeritus Faculty Director of the Terner Center and held the I. Donald Terner Professorship in Affordable Housing and Urban Policy at UC Berkeley between 2015-2021. She previously served in the Obama Administration as Assistant Secretary for Housing/Federal Housing Commissioner in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily Housing Programs. Prior to her appointment at HUD, she served for over ten years as President and CEO of BRIDGE Housing Corporation. She also chairs the Board of Terner Labs, serves on the Board of The Community Builders, and is an advisor to Factory_OS. 

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