Kusi Hornberger on Development Economics and Global Partnerships

Kusi joined Global Partnerships June 2015. He is responsible for identifying and researching social impact and financial return potential of new investment initiatives, refining existing investment initiatives as well defining GP’s overall investment strategy. He also GP’s lead for agriculture and health sectors. Prior to joining GP, Kusi worked three years as a management consultant […]

Songbae Lee on SME Lending, Career Advice, and the Impact of the Calvert Foundation

Songbae Lee is a Senior Investment Officer at the Calvert Foundation, which is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), connecting individual investors with organizations working around the globe, developing affordable housing, creating jobs, protecting the environment, and working in numerous other ways for the social good. Maybe the coolest part of Calvert Foundation is their […]

Benjamin Stone on How to Launch Your Career in Impact Investing and Social Enterprise

This Podcast is sponsored by Maine Startup and Create Week. This years conference is June 20th to 26th in Portland, ME and is going to be amazing! This year’s conference is focused on design and innovation. They’re bringing in some of the best minds to discuss and teach how entrepreneurs can use the skills that […]

IIP 003 – Janie Barrera: The Impact of Microfinance in the United States

This episode is with LiftFund founding President and current CEO Janie Barrera.  She is a leader and true changemaker in the field of microfinance in the USA, and has built a career on helping entrepreneurs and small business owners from low income and underserved areas achieve success. LiftFund has made over 15,000 loans totaling over […]