What’s Up With Women and Impact Investing?

ON January 3, 2018

What’s Up With Women and Impact Investing

Minnesota Council on Foundations

In this month’s blog post I reflect on the incredible women driving impact investing innovation.

I was inspired; I was impressed; and I was informed by the High Water Women Foundation’s 5th annual Investing for Impact Symposium in New York City. There’s something thrilling about being in a room full of high powered women working in finance that gave me hope for the world.

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What I'm doing now

When COVID-19 and the ensuing economic disruption hit, I worried that impact investing would recede as investors sought comfort in old-style investing and social entrepreneurs kept their day jobs. Luckily, my worries were for naught: more investors are interested in doing good and doing well. More philanthropists are looking for innovative ways to address the multiple crises we face: health, economic, racial, civic, climate, and rural. Social entrepreneurs are launching and growing their ideas to address the world's problems. These leaders give me hope!