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Justice at the Center: Diverse Fund Managers Webinar

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IFC/BII Webinar promo: Justice at the Center, June 7, 2023

BII and the Impact Finance Center (IFC) are excited to host part 2 of our Diverse Managers Webinar Series, “Justice at the Center,” on Wednesday, June 7 at 12–1 pm MT / 2–3 pm ET. Register here to meet four emerging fund managers focused on investing to close the racial wealth divide.

IFC and BII launched this partnership to connect investors with fund managers doing transformative work in communities across the U.S. We know the benefits of hiring and allocating assets to diverse fund managers to help you meet your commitments to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. But who are these emerging fund managers? What are they investing in, and how do they make decisions?

In this webinar, Betty Francisco, CEO of BII, and I will facilitate a discussion with four members of BII’s Integrated Capital Fund-Building Cohort: Joseph Cureton at Obran Cooperative, Tenesha Duncan at Orchid Capital Collective, Christina Hollenback at Justice Capital, and Vanessa Roanhorse at Native Women Lead, which has launched three Matriarch impact funds. Learn about the vision behind each of their funds and their approach to investing to build sustainable, inclusive and equitable local economies.

This is the second of four planned webinars as part of our initiative to activate asset owners and build a shared-ownership due diligence database. If you missed the first webinar, email for credentials to watch previous sessions of the Impact Investing Institute. Mark your calendar for the two remaining seminars:

  • October 3, 2023 at 10:30 am MT / 12:30 pm ET: Community Wealth Building through Real Estate
  • January 10, 2024 at 12 pm MT / 2 pm ET: Backbone Partners of Emerging Fund Managers