Launched in the Spring of 2017 as part Alumni's for Impact's programming, the group focuses on facilitating connections and sharing ideas amongst alumni interested in impact investing through regular webinars, live gatherings, and a LinkedIn group.
Our alumni-student mentoring program is up and running! More and more students at HBS are interested in pursuing careers in impact investing and they'd love your advice.
Each fall at the SOCAP annual conference, members of the Impact Investing Alumni Interest Group gather for a special session together to make and renew connections and share experiences. Stay tuned for information about next year's gathering.
We are looking for members interested in hosting informal gatherings in the following areas: Boston, New York, Northern California, Washington, DC. If you are interested in hosting a meet-up, please read more about the protocols here (pdf).
Members of the group can volunteer to lead a conference call for up to 10 fellow alumni, allowing a small group to connect and engage on a specific topic of interest in impact investing. If you are interested in leading a conference call, please read more about the protocols here (pdf).
Mark Kahn is a Founding Partner of Omnivore, an impact venture fund that invests in Indian startups developing breakthrough technologies for food, agriculture, and the rural economy.
Jeramy is Managing Director, Impact Investing at Sorenson Impact Center.
Vice President, Bain Double Impact
Managing Partner, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Partner, The Rise Fund at TPG Growth
Principal, Impact Investing, WES Mariam Assefa Fund
Chief Innovation Officer, Acumen
Chief of Staff, Head of Finance and Operations, Grove
Executive Director, JLens Investor Network
Co-Founder, Aging 2.0
Partner, LGT Impact
Managing Director of ESG, Blackstone Group
Network Manager, Capria
Managing Director, BlackRock
CEO and Co-Founder, Social Finance
Executive Director, U.S. Impact Investing Alliance
Private Sector Finance, Development Co-Operation Directorate, OECD
We are critically examining questions such as: What is the purpose of impact investing? What return profiles are realistic? Does impact investing actually create social value?