Please join Professor of Finance Paul Christensen from the Kellogg School of Management and Kellogg Alumni Club of New York for a discussion on one of the biggest opportunities in business today: The Growth of Impact Investing.

The industry is at a pivotal inflection point; what does the future hold for those interested in getting involved? Professor Christensen and an experienced alumni panel will share insights on the catalysts, evolution and opportunities of impact investing. Join the conversation with headline speakers at this alumni-exclusive event.

Date: Thursday, February 11


6:00 p.m. – Registration

7:00 p.m. – Main program

8:30 p.m. – Networking reception

Location: The Park Hyatt, 153 W 57th St., New York, NY 10019

Cost: FREE for Alumni and Friends

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Paul Christensen is a Clinical Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management. He also serves as Academic Director and as Senior Advisor for Global Strategy. Professor Christensen's work in international business and microfinance addresses the exploration of business and markets through global immersion experiences. Professor Christensen was most recently a headline speaker at this year's inaugural Kellogg on Growth forum.


Jocelyn Cortez-Young '07 is founder and CEO of Minerva Capital, a double bottom line impact investment firm focusing on emerging markets. Previously, she was at Citibank, responsible for directing capital markets investments for a US $6bn investment portfolio and developing hedging strategies for the top families in Latin America. Her experience working in both domestic and international markets makes her a dynamic leader in the bourgeoning Impact Investment sector.

Nathan Troutman '86 has established a unique entrepreneurial track record in his 30+ year career, building investment management businesses and restructuring companies and investments across varied asset classes. He has also become known for his effectiveness in working with some of the world’s most prominent business families. Currently, he serves as President of Troutman Investment Management. Earlier, he served as Senior Managing Director at Vulcan Capital, as well Managing Director at Greenbridge Partners, where he was Advisor to Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft.

Additional panelists to be announced