Around the Institute

The Bottom Line: Investing for Impact on Economic Mobility in the U.S. (Panels 1 and 2)

December 17, 2014

This roundtable explores the lessons learned from the Aspen Institute’s report and survey on impact investing and the opportunities it offers for advancing economic mobility for low-income families in the U.S. We will hear from field leaders about  pportunities and challenges and go under the hood on a few deals with the people who made them happen.

 Introduction by Elliot Gerson, Executive Vice President, The Aspen Institute
Jane Wales, Vice President, The Aspen Institute

Panel 1: Why this report and what we learned
Reginald G. Sanders, Director of Investments, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Anne Mosle, Vice President, the Aspen Institute

Panel 2: Lessons learned: opportunities and challenges along the way
„Clara Miller, President, F.B. Heron Foundation (TBC)
Debra Schwartz, Director, Program-Related Investments, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
„Kate Wolford, President, The McKnight Foundation
Moderator: Ben Hecht, President and CEO, Living Cities