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Women at the Forefront of Social Change: Creating Impact through Entrepreneurship and Investment

Join us on the West Coast! 

We will be celebrating the recent launch of our new publication in collaboration with Patagonia and Caprock entitled "Just Good Business: An Investor’s Guide to B Corps", and the launch of a new initiative at Yale – WE@Yale (Women Entrepreneurs and Innovators at Yale), an organization that connects, empowers and creates a community to support women entrepreneurs and innovators.

Nancy Pfund (MBA ’82), Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Partners, will give the opening keynote. We are also excited to feature a panel of three leading female entrepreneurs:

  • Kikka Hanazawa, Investor and Founder of Fashion Girls for Humanity
  • Alison May, Former CEO at Patagonia, Board of Directors at King Arthur Flour
  • Karla Mora, Founder & Managing Partner at Alante Capital
  • The panel will be moderated by Sara Schley, Co-founder and CEO of Seed Systems and Eileen Fisher B-Corp Lead

Timeline of events:

  • 6:00pm – Doors open for registration
  • 6:30pm – Welcome and introductions
  • 6:35pm - 7:00pm – Keynote: Investing in the Next Generation of Double Bottom Line Founders
  • 7:00pm - 7:45pm – Panel: Women Leading the B Corps Movement
  • 7:45pm - 8:30pm – Networking reception

This event is co-sponsored by The Yale Center for Business and the Environment, Tsai CITYWE@Yale, PatagoniaCaprock and the Yale School of Management Program for Entrepreneurship.