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

January

22

Digital Event Series


9:30 AM-1:30 PM ET

Institutional Investors Embracing Impact Investing
Sources of Capital
    • John Goldstein
      Head of the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs
    • Vikram Raju
      Head of Impact Investing at Morgan Stanley
    • Megan Starr
      Global Head of Impact for The Carlyle Group
    • Iain Ware
      Managing Director of Bain Capital Double Impact

Scaling Social Ventures
Uses of Capital
  • Jeffrey Hollender
    Co-founder, CEO, and Board Chair of American Sustainable Business Council
  • Vikas Raj ’10
    Managing Director at Accion Venture Lab

Friday

February

05

Digital Event Series


9:55 AM-12:30 PM ET

ESG Investing: A Viable Investment Strategy for the Long-term?
Sources of Capital

Speakers coming soon!


Creating a More Ethical and Sustainable Agricultural System
Uses of Capital

Speakers coming soon!

Friday

February

19

Digital Event Series


9:55 AM-12:30 PM ET

Microfinance Done Right – BRAC
Sources of Capital
  • Diane M. LuTran ’21BUS
    EMBA Global Candidate – Columbia Business School, London Business School, University of Hong Kong
  • Jennifer Pryce ’00BUS
    President and CEO of Calvert Impact Capital

More speakers coming soon!


What We’ve Learned: The Best Solutions to Come out of COVID-19
Uses of Capital

Speakers coming soon!

Friday

March

12

Digital Event Series


9:55 AM-12:00 PM ET

BlackRock Impact Investing Workshop
Sources of Capital

Speakers coming soon!

Friday

March

26

Digital Event Series


9:00 AM-1:30 PM ET

Keynote

More information coming soon!

Keynote
  • Jason Blake ’05BUS
    Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo

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

Friday

October

30

Digital Event Series


9:45 AM-1 PM ET

Capital for Justice: Using Impact Investing for Racial Equity
Sources of Capital

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Steven Cohen
    Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs at SIPA; Director of the Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management at The Earth Institute; Director of the MPA Program in Environmental Science and Policy
  • Chelle Izzi ’04BUS
    Executive Director of Distributed Generation at NextEra Energy Resources
  • 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

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  • Rachel Cernansky ’08JRN
    Sustainability Editor at Vogue Business and Freelance Journalist
  • 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


11 AM-12 PM ET

News + Money
Sources of Capital

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  • 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