Day 1: Saturday, March 27

All times in EST

9:00 - 9:05

Welcome from Conference Co-Chairs

9:05 - 10:00

Opening Keynote

Deval Patrick (Former Governor of Massachusetts | Chairman of TogetherFUND)

10:15 - 11:15

Panel Session I

11:45 - 12:45

Panel Session II

12:45 - 2:00

Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:00

Lunch Break Panel

Bringing in new capital and new funders

  • Maya Chorengel (Co-Managing Partner, TPG Rise Fund)
  • Morgan Simon (Founding Partner, Candide Group)
  • Andrew Chen (VP of Social Investment, Social Finance)
  • Moderator: Saty Rao (Harvard Kennedy School)

2:00 - 3:00

Panel Session III

Encouraging & supporting more women entrepreneurs

  • Alicia Robb (Founder & CEO, Next Wave Impact)
  • John Sage (CEO, Pivotal Ventures)
  • Michele Romanow (“Dragon”, CBC Dragons’ Den | Co-Founder & President, Clearbanc)
  • Esha Sahai (Founder, Girls Who Venture)
  • Moderator: Andrea Boza (Harvard Business School & Harvard Kennedy School)

Innovations in sustainable cities

  • Rick Holliday (CEO & Founder, Factory OS)
  • Shaina Doar (CEO, FactoryCo, Sidewalk Labs)
  • Yemi Amu (Founder & Director, Oko Farms)
  • Moderator: James Bien (Harvard Kennedy School)

Seeking virtue in finance: Contributing to society in a conflicted industry

  • JC de Swaan (Lecturer, Princeton University | Partner, Cornwall Capital)
  • Moderator: Drew Keller (Harvard Business School)

The future of capitalism

  • Chris Jurgens (Director, Reimagining Capitalism, Omidyar Network)
  • Lord Jim Knight (Chief Education & External Officer, TES Global)
  • Myriam Sidibe (Founder & Author of “Brands on a Mission”)
  • Moderator: Rohan Sandhu (Harvard Kennedy School)

Measuring Real Impact: The impact-weighted accounts project

  • Daniel Concessi (Research Analyst, BlackRock)
  • Ariel Smilowitz (Investment Stewardship Analyst, BlackRock)
  • William McSweeney (Research Analyst, BlackRock)
  • Quyen Tran (Director of Impact Investing, BlackRock)
  • Katie Panella (Research Associate IWAI, Harvard Business School)
  • Katie Trinh (Research Associate IWAI, Harvard Business School)
  • Moderator: T. Robert Zochowski III (Program Director and Senior Researcher for Multi-Faculty and Impact Investing Special Projects at Harvard Business School)

2:30 - 3:45

Pitch Competition

3:00 - 4:15

Workshop

4:00 - 5:00

Fireside Chat – Mission economy: A moonshot guide to changing capitalism

Mariana Mazzucato (Professor, University College London)
In conversations with Dani Rodrik (Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School)

5:00 - 5:15

Closing from Conference Co-Chairs

5:15 - 6:00

Industry Cocktail Sessions

Day 2: Sunday, March 28

All times in EST

8:40 - 8:45

Welcome from Conference Co-Chairs

8:45 - 9:30

Final Keynote

Farah Mohamed (Founder & CEO, G(irls)20 | Former CEO, Malala Fund)
In conversations with Tanvi Girotra (Founder, Becoming I Foundation)

9:30 - 10:30

Panel Session IV

11:00 - 12:00

Panel Session V

12:00 - 12:05

Closing from Conference Co-Chairs

1:15 - 1:45

Employment Fair

March 27-28, 2021

Virtual Harvard Business School &
Harvard Kennedy School