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Wednesday, October 19 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Value Creation: Investing in Communities of Color

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This session will invite philanthropists and investors of color to share their stories of personal philanthropy, investing and community change. The facilitated panel will address issues of community wealth, impact of social enterprise and entrepreneurs in driving community change, as well as the opportunities they see in building leadership and visibility for philanthropy. Panelists will share their personal stories, followed by facilitated conversation with audience members. All are encouraged to participate and connect for future resource-sharing and collaboration.

avatar for Patricia (Pat) Kozu

Patricia (Pat) Kozu

Chief Operating Officer, The Century Foundation
Pat Kozu is chief operating officer at The Century Foundation, a progressive think tank which undertakes timely and critical analyses of major economic, educational, governmental, privacy, and social inequality issues. She is responsible for finance, investments, operations, HR, technology... Read More →

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Amanda Fuller

Financial Strategist, Northeast Farm Access
Amanda Fuller, CFA is a social investor and entrepreneur in sustainable food and farming. She currently serves as the Financial Strategist at Northeast Farm Access, which develops sustainable agricultural centers to provide growing farmers with long-term access to land. Amanda began... Read More →
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Ken Inadomi

Co-Chair, Project Redwood
Ken is Co-Chair of Project Redwood, a social philanthropy fund financed and managed by alumni from the Stanford Business School that supports social entrepreneurs addressing extreme global poverty.  Since inception in 2005, Project Redwood has allocated unrestricted grants to... Read More →
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D.K. Smith

Managing Director, Brooklyn Innovation Center
D.K. Smith is managing director of the Brooklyn Innovation Center entrepreneurship accelerator and incubator. Brooklyn Innovation mentors, advises, and provides access to funding to brick-and-mortar companies and tech startups. D.K. works with founders to develop sustainable growth... Read More →

Marquise Stillwell

Principal, Openbox
Marquise Stillwell is the Founder and Principal of Openbox. As a business designer and developer for more than two decades, he grounds the Openbox vision in strategic planning from the fields of investing, product development, and technology. Marquise also works in creative leadership... Read More →

Wednesday October 19, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT
Eisner & Lubin Kimmel Center for University Life, Washington Square South, New York, NY