San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
An Evening with the DC Impact Community
Featuring comments by Daryn Dodson
Private Equity & Venture Capital Consultant to the Board of Directors, Calvert Funds
DC has always been a town that mixes power with purpose.
Today, new tools and frameworks are available for channeling capital for social impact. Values-based investing. Social impact outcomes. Money and meaning. Here in DC, there is a growing community of social entrepreneurs, impact investors, NGOs, fund managers, philanthropists, and public officials who are actively working to accelerating the flow of capital to address the world’s most challenging problems.
Join us for an evening of inspirational conversation and networking with peers who share your commitment to social impact in DC. We’ll hear from Daryn Dodson, Private Equity & Venture Capital Consultant to the Board of Directors of the Calvert Funds & founding member of Impact Hub DC, who will share his personal journey into the world of impact investing, including insights into how we can each unleash our personal superpowers to achieve new levels of equity and impact.
About Daryn Dodson
Daryn Dodson advises companies, foundations and universities on impact investments. He currently leads the Special Equities Program at Calvert Funds. Through this program, Calvert has invested more than $90 million in impact investing funds and companies. Post Hurricane Katrina, Mr. Dodson served as Director of University and Corporate Partnership for the Idea Village, where he created a platform engaging leading private equity firms, business schools, and Fortune 500 companies to invest more than 100,000 hours and $2 million into more than 1,000 New Orleans entrepreneurs. Prior to New Orleans, he built a coalition of national banks and faith-based institutions to educate Congress on reforms needed to stabilize the subprime lending market with Self-Help Credit Union. Mr. Dodson currently serves as a Board Director for Ben and Jerry’s, Impact Hub DC and Heifer Foundation. He is also President of the Stanford Business Alumni DC Chapter. He earned a MBA from Stanford and an AB in Public Policy from Duke University.
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As an ongoing event series, SOCAP 365 features world-class speakers and opportunities to connect at the intersection of money and meaning. Through thought leadership panel discussions, inclusive dialogues, and community-building events in multiple locations, SOCAP 365 serves the rapidly growing global network of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, conscious corporations, philanthropists, government agencies, and innovators in every sector. Whether you’re a long-time SOCAP attendee or relatively new and curious about the field, SOCAP 365 is a chance to plug-in locally with like minded peers committed to accelerating the flow of capital toward global good. www.socap365.com