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Pathways in Impact Investing: Gaining a foothold and crafting a career

  • Marshall Hall George Washington University 514 19th St. NW Washington, DC 20052 (map)

Pathways in Impact Investing is the second in a three part series on impact investing that explores a range of career paths in this dynamic and evolving industry.

Impact Investing has become an extremely popular sector, providing both a stable career and an opportunity to make an impact. This relatively new field of impact is attracting young professionals all over the world and you could be one of them. 

When considering a career in impact investing it is important to think about where you can make the greatest impact. Think about what interests you - whether it is a specific environmental or social issue or a country, region, or community in need. It's also important to think about the kind role you would like to play in this growing ecosystem and the ways in which you can leverage your previous experience to gain a foothold in the industry.

This panel and breakouts will explore a diverse range of career paths in the impact investing industry - from investment analysis and dealflow to operations and impact management. Panelists will share their stories and strategies, as well as, field questions and share tips in brief, but intimate breakout sessions. 

  • Kathrine St. Onge: Director of Syndications and Institutional Partnerships at Calvert Impact Capital.

  • Chuck Redmond: VP of Finance and Operations at VPP.

  • Dipa Sharif: Impact Investment Consultant

  • Rayanne Hawkins: Business Operations Manager for the Pay for Success Initiative at the Urban Institute.

  • John Stroud: former senior executive at Greenworks Lending and Lehman Brothers

Get your tickets and more detailed info, including complete speaker bios, on our Eventbrite.

*** Getting to Mitchell Theater: Mitchell Theater is a located in the basement of Mitchell Hall, on the George Washington University campus. To enter Mitchell Theater, enter Mitchell Hall through the 19th street entrance for 7-Eleven – the theater entrance is on the right immediately after walking in. ***