100WHF – Stanford conference: channeling the power of finance for social change

Posted on February 8, 2012


A new era of Alpha and Altruism

March 23, 2012 @ Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston, MA

“(..) Join this one-day finance conference that aims to inspire collaboration between foundations, allocators, and asset managers to push the envelope of social impact and innovation. Attendees can choose between social impact and finance tracks. Speakers include:

  • Lisa Hall, CEO, Calvert Foundation
  • Mark Kramer, Managing Director, FSG, and Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Alexa Cortes Culwell, Philanthropy Advisor, former CEO of the Schwab Foundation and Stupski Foundation
  • Seth Klarman, President of the Baupost Group (keynote)
  • Barbara Novick, Vice Chairman, BlackRock
  • Richard Levich, Professor and Deputy Chairman for the Department of Finance, NYU Stern School of Business

This conference is cosponsored by 100 Women in Hedge Funds (WHF), Stanford Social Innovation Review, and the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society.”

Questions will be debated like: “how can we inspire collaboration between foundations, allocators, and asset managers that transcends checkbook philanthropy, that pushes the envelope in terms social impact and innovation? Who are the hedge fund professionals fighting for social change when no one is watching? Where are you on your own philanthropic journey, where do you want to go, and how can 100WHF’s new platform help you get there?”..read more, see the program, or sign-up here.