Cathy Clark is Adjunct Professor at the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and Director of the CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing. Named in 2014 one of America’s Top 20 women working in philanthropy, social innovation and civic engagement, she is also Co-Principal Investigator for the Social...
Cathy Clark is Adjunct Professor at the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and Director of the CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing. Named in 2014 one of America’s Top 20 women working in philanthropy, social innovation and civic engagement, she is also Co-Principal Investigator for the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), part of USAID’s Global Development Lab, launched by Hillary Clinton and Raj Shah. In 2013, she was appointed as the academic member of David Cameron’s G8 Task Force on Social Impact Investing US National Advisory Board, and completed a 2-year study on high performing impact investment funds, Impact Investing 2.0. She co-authored a book based on that work, The Impact Investor, which reached #18 in Finance textbooks on Amazon in October, 2014. Building on 25 years of experience as a private foundation executive, impact investment fund manager, consultant, and policy researcher, including 15 years as an educator at Columbia and Duke Universities, Cathy has worked with hundreds of organizations, companies, funds and institutions to develop innovative solutions to social and environmental problems. She is the board chair for Investors’ Circle, an advisor to ICAP Partners, and helped create the standards for B Corporations and the Global Impact Investing Rating System. Prior to her academic work she was a professional impact investor, who founded and ran a foundation and venture fund incubated by Flatiron Partners, a JP Morgan Partners affiliate, and was Vice President at the Markle Foundation, helping manage the grants and program-related investment portfolio over seven years. Cathy holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Columbia Business School. She has published over 25 books, articles and case studies. Her blogposts have appeared in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Huffington Post, Skoll World Forum, and the World Economic Forum.Director @ From September 2011 to Present (4 years 4 months) Co-Principal Investigator @ From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Adjunct Professor at CASE @ From August 2007 to Present (8 years 5 months) Appointee @ From September 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Chair of the Board @ From 2000 to Present (15 years) Member, Developed Markets Standards Advisory Council @ From April 2010 to Present (5 years 9 months) Adjunct Assoc. Professor and Director, Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship @ From September 2001 to January 2011 (9 years 5 months) Chair, Advisory Board @ From May 2006 to 2011 (5 years) Faculty Advisor @ From 2001 to 2010 (9 years) President, Flatiron Foundation @ From January 2000 to December 2001 (2 years) Managing Director, Flatiron Future Fund @ From January 2000 to December 2001 (2 years) Vice President @ From 1992 to 1999 (7 years) Program Manager, Communications and Society Program @ From 1990 to 1992 (2 years) MBA @ Columbia University - Columbia Business School From 1996 to 1998 BA @ University of Virginia From 1986 to 1990 J R MastermanJ R MastermanJ R Masterman Catherine Clark is skilled in: Social Entrepreneurship, Non-profits, Impact Investing, Sustainable Business, Strategy, Investments, Philanthropy, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, Venture Capital, Fundraising, International Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Enterprise, Business Strategy
CASE i3: Initiative on Impact Investing, Duke Fuqua School of Business
September 2011 to Present
Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD)
January 2014 to Present
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
Adjunct Professor at CASE
August 2007 to Present
G8 Social Impact Investment Task Force, US National Advisory Board
September 2013 to Present
SJF Institute/ Investors' Circle
Chair of the Board
2000 to Present
Member, Developed Markets Standards Advisory Council
April 2010 to Present
Columbia Business School
Adjunct Assoc. Professor and Director, Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship
September 2001 to January 2011
Chair, Advisory Board
May 2006 to 2011
Global Social Venture Competition
2001 to 2010
President, Flatiron Foundation
January 2000 to December 2001
Managing Director, Flatiron Future Fund
January 2000 to December 2001
1992 to 1999
Program Manager, Communications and Society Program
1990 to 1992
What company does Catherine Clark work for?
Catherine Clark works for CASE i3: Initiative on Impact Investing, Duke Fuqua School of Business
What is Catherine Clark's role at CASE i3: Initiative on Impact Investing, Duke Fuqua School of Business?
Catherine Clark is Director
What industry does Catherine Clark work in?
Catherine Clark works in the Capital Markets industry.
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