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VT WIN HerStory: Barbara Clarke Founder and Board Chair, The Impact Seat Foundation
October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFree
HerStory: Barbara Clarke, Founder and Board Chair, The Impact Seat Foundation
October 25, 2022
5:00pm ET to 6:30pm ET
Zoom | Free
Join us on October 25, 2022 as Barbara Clarke tells HerStory of her passion for and, her journey in, investing in women who are leading change around the world.
Barbara Clarke is the Founder and Chair of The Impact Seat LLC and The Impact Seat Foundation. Launched in 2021, The Impact Seat Foundation strives to create a world in which women, particularly women of color, succeed as business leaders. Barbara’s vision of full stack philanthropy melds impact investing, advocacy and grantmaking to accelerate an expanded and equitable economy for all. As one of the top U.S. individual investors in women-led innovative tech startups, Barbara’s iconic investment strategy has inspired many others around the world. Currently, she serves on a variety of boards, including Portfolia, a venture fund focused on investing in the solutions women want in the world, and Founders First Capital Partners, an innovative revenue- based financing firm formed to support diverse small businesses around the country. She is also a founding member of Astia Angels who invest in impactful high-growth companies led by inclusive teams with women leaders. A polyglot, Barbara speaks five languages and splits her time between New England and Berlin.
Agenda for Zoom Online Event:
5:00pm – VT WIN intros and meeting guidelines
5:10pm – HerStory: Barbara Clarke
5:50pm – Time for Q&A with Barbara
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.