Learn from seasoned impact investors on how supporting Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) can create durable change with underserved communities and why supporting CDFIs is more important than ever to address inequities in the COVID-19 era and beyond.
Amy Millington has expertise in corporate philanthropy, nonprofit management, employee engagement, impact investment, and community development. During her tenure as President of eBay Foundation, her team built a multi-year partnership with the nonprofit microlender Kiva, launched a global leadership development program for innovators in the circular economy, and sponsored social impact accelerator programs with Ashoka and Village Capital.
Luz brings a wealth of experience in community banking, alternative financial services and small dollar lending, working to expand access to financial services in underserved communities throughout the U.S. for more than thirty years, and she has won numerous awards for her leadership. Luz has served on the Board of the Center for Financial Services Innovation and the Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank.
Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) is a subsidiary lending arm of the International Rescue Committee. CEO is currently lending in 15 IRC locations, and, in FY2019, disbursed over 500 loans totaling over $1.2M in financing for refugees and other low-income immigrants. Kasra is also a certified trainer in Central New Mexico Community College’s 60-hour Financial Coaching curriculum.
Who May Attend
This event is open to family offices, private investors, foundations, institutional investors who are interested in learning about investments into enterprises and funds that generate financial returns alongside positive social and environmental impact.