Alex Buerkle holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA from Cornell University. She is passionate about utilizing business as a force for social and environmental good. While at Yale, she interned for JPMorgan Chase & Co., consulted for Hewlett Packard and a sustainable transportation startup, planned the first ever conference on the business of menstruation, and led a student trek on Scandinavian design. Prior to Yale, Alex made grant, debt, and equity investments in African businesses and social enterprises and served on the board of Net Impact NYC. Alex also brings experience in product development, organizational behavior research, and social sector consulting. She has been recognized as a StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellow, a Philanthropy New York Emerging Leader, a Forté Fellow, and a Yale Center for Customer Insights Fellow.