HerStory: Dr. Alicia Robb, Founder and CEO of Next Wave Impact
April 11, 2023
5:00pm ET to 6:30pm ET
Zoom | Free
Join us on April 11, 2023 as Dr. Alicia Robb tells HerStory of her passion for and, her journey in, early stage impact investing, supporting diversity and inclusion, entrepreneurship and women-owned businesses.
Dr. Alicia Robb is the Founder and CEO of Next Wave Impact and the Managing Partner of two early-stage venture funds. She is also the Research Director at Cruelty Free Investing and a Research Fellow at the University of Colorado in Boulder. She was previously a Senior Fellow with the Kauffman Foundation for more than a decade. Alicia received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She previously worked as an economist with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Office of Economic Research in the SBA. She is a prolific author on the topics of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance. In addition to numerous journal articles and book chapters, she is the co-author of A Rising Tide: Financing Strategies for Women-Owned Businesses and The Next Wave: Financing and Investing Strategies for Growth-Oriented Women Entrepreneurs published by Stanford University Press, as well as Race and Entrepreneurial Success published by MIT Press. She teaches workshops on angel investing and investor readiness around the globe. She is an active angel investor, a limited partner in three early-stage venture funds, a mentor to various young firms, and a board member for several groups, including the Deming Center Venture Fund, the Kachuwa Impact Fund, Good Food Institute, Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary, and Vegan Investors. Alicia was awarded the prestigious Hans Severiens Award in 2020, ACA’s annual award recognizing one individual’s work in advancing the field of angel investing.
Please see here for more info on Alicia, including links to her many podcasts, articles and books.
genda for Zoom Online Event:
5:00pm – VT WIN intros and meeting guidelines
5:15pm – HerStory: Dr. Alicia Robb
5:45pm – Time for Q&A with Alicia
6:15pm – Open Discussion / 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. While we appreciate our male allies, this event is free and open to all WOMEN, no matter their path, life experiences or relationships, to discover and achieve their economic goals in alignment with their values.
PLEASE NOTE: We will email you the Zoom link the afternoon of the event.