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VT WIN HerStory: Tammy Newmark, CEO EcoEnterprises Fund
September 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pmFree
Tammy E. Newmark has been a leader in impact investing for thirty years. She serves as CEO and Managing Partner of EcoEnterprises Fund, a pioneer in investing growth capital in nature-positive companies that drive social justice and protect the Earth’s biodiversity. She has led EcoEnterprises Fund from its launch under The Nature Conservancy in 1998 to spinning off a women-owned investment manager in 2010. With the third fund under management, EcoEnterprises Fund has invested in nearly fifty unique emerging companies in eleven countries in Latin America. Prior to EcoEnterprises Fund, she was a founder of the first venture fund that specialized in renewable energy, clean technology, and green investments in developing markets. She has worked for the International Finance Corporation and JPMorgan Chase. Newmark is co-author of Portfolio for the Planet: Lessons from 10 years of impact investing, (Earthscan/Routledge Press, 2011). She is a member of the Investment Committee for the Flexible Capital Fund, L3C and Vermont Community Foundation. Agenda for Zoom Online Event: 5:00pm – VT WIN intros and meeting guidelines 5:15pm – HerStory: Tammy 5:45pm – Time for Q&A with Tammy 6:00pm – General / Open Discussion 6:15pm – Wrap up As always, there will be time for a discussion and sharing ideas. Vermont Women’s Investors Network believes strongly in being an inclusive and diverse network. The meeting is free and open to all women and femmes, trans-gender and gender non-forming people interested in learning more about how they can invest with their values.