Social Enterprise Conference,Capital for Good Digital Event Series

We’re going digital! This year, our conference committee will bring our programming online, with keynote and breakout sessions spread out over the 2020-2021 academic year.

We can’t wait to welcome you virtually to one of our events. Make sure to save the date and sign up to receive updates on our latest event programming!

Friday

October

30

Digital Event Series


9:45 AM-1 PM ET

Capital for Justice: Using Impact Investing for Racial Equity
Sources of Capital
  • Melissa Bradley
    Founder of 1863 Ventures and Co-founder of Ureeka
  • Kesha Cash ’10BUS
    Founder and General Partner of Impact America Fund
  • Jenny Tolan ’14BUS
    Co-founder at Level

The .06%: Founding and Fundraising as Women of Color
Uses of Capital
  • Kiara Butler
    CEO and Founder of Diversity Talks
  • Amanda DoAmaral
    Founder and CEO of Fiveable
  • Shani Dowell
    Founder and CEO of Possip
  • Beverly Leon ’20BUS ’14CC
    Founder and CEO of Local Civics
  • Aaron T. Walker
    Founder and CEO of Camelback Ventures

Keynote
Book Talk, Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope
  • Bruce Usher
    Co-director of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise; Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 Faculty Director; and Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Business School
  • Sheryl WuDunn
    Author and Journalist

Friday

November

13

Digital Event Series


10 AM-12 PM ET

Solving Renewable Energy Intermittency: Can the United States Rely on 100% Renewables?
Sources of Capital
  • Donna Sanders ’17BUS
    Founder and CEO of Virimodo
  • David Snydacker
    CEO of Lilac Solutions

Sustainability in the Fashion Industry: Is it Scalable?
Uses of Capital
  • Ashia Sheikh Dearwester
    Chief Strategy and Partnerships Officer at Nest
  • Mallory McConnell
    Senior Director of Supplier Sustainability and Partnerships at PVH Corp
  • Anushka Salinas ’10BUS
    President and Chief Operating Officer at Rent The Runway
  • Jessica Schreiber ’11GSAS
    Founder and CEO at FABSCRAP

Friday

December

04

Digital Event Series


10 AM-12 PM ET

News + Money
Sources of Capital
  • Josh Benson
    Partner of Old Town Media
  • Kaizar Campwala
    Vice President of News at Disney
  • Nick Chen
    Co-founder and CEO of Pico
  • Sherrell Dorsey ’18JRN
    Founder and CEO of The Plug
  • Elizabeth Green
    CEO and Co-founder of Chalkbeat
  • Sibel Lowin
    Global Partnerships Solutions Lead at Google

Creating an Equitable and Inclusive Housing Market: Financial Innovation for Underserved Communities
Uses of Capital

Speaker information coming soon!

Friday

January

22

Digital Event Series


9 AM-12 PM ET

BlackRock Impact Investing Workshop
Sources of Capital

Scaling Social Impact for Social Ventures
Uses of Capital

Friday

February

05

Digital Event Series


9 AM-12 PM ET

ESG Investing Panel
Sources of Capital

Sustainable Farming
Uses of Capital

Friday

February

19

Digital Event Series


9 AM-12 PM ET

Microfinance Done Right – BRAC
Sources of Capital

Topic to be announced
Uses of Capital

Friday

March

12

Digital Event Series


9 AM-12 PM ET

Impact Investing Measurement Tools: The Right Capital for You and What Investors Are Looking For
Sources of Capital

Education Reform
Uses of Capital

Friday

March

26

Digital Event Series


9 AM-12 PM ET

Closing Keynote

Past Programming in the Digital Events Series

Friday

October

09

Keynote Kickoff


10 AM-1:45 PM ET

Impact Investing: Leveraging Capital Markets for Social Change

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  • Amy Domini
    Founder and Chair of Domini Impact Investments
  • Bruce Usher
    Co-director of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise; Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 Faculty Director; and Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Business School
Is the American Dream Still Attainable?

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  • Doug Bauer
    Executive Director at The Clark Foundation; Professor at Columbia Business School
  • Debbie Wright
    Board Member of Citigroup and Memorial Sloan Kettering
Income Equality in the United States: Pathways to Economic Mobility for Marginalized Communities

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  • Abigail Disney ’94GSAS ’87GSAS
    CEO and Co-founder of Fork Films
  • S. Mona Sinha ’93BUS
    Board Chair of Women Moving Millions and the ERA Coalition Fund for Women’s Equality