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The Power and Potential of Social Impact Investing in Black Communities: A Virtual Conversation

March 15 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Tim Smith (Senior Policy Advisor at Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility) as he moderates a timely roundtable discussion with leading experts to discuss opportunities to promote racial justice through social impact investments. Dr. Grant Warner (Bank of America Endowed Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director at Center for Black Entrepreneurship) will join the conversation and discuss opportunities to bolster the next generation of Black entrepreneurs. Also joining the conversation are Pearl Wicks (Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Hope Credit Union), Justin Conway (Vice President, Investment Partnerships at Calvert Impact) and Ann McMikel (Executive Director, Shared Interest) to discuss the landscape of social impact investments and community development finance institutions that are driving economic development in Black communities in the US and Southern Africa.


During this event the panel will discuss the opportunities for social impact investments in black communities the US and Southern Africa. As part of this discussion, a new Nasdaq Foundation grant that Shared Interest recently received to empower HBCU students with information on social impact/ESG investing in disenfranchised communities will be shared. Students at Spelman, Morehouse and Clark Atlanta will be the cornerstone of this exciting pilot project.


Shared Interest
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