All over the world, finance is being used as a tool to address the world’s most pressing challenges. Investments in entrepreneurial innovation and cutting-edge technology are driving bottom-up solutions in economic development, clean energy, waste management, and access to finance. This is the world of impact investing.
Join the next wave of impact investment vehicles and funds. The Break into Impact Investing Talent Accelerator is a 3-day intensive workshop series that will prepare you for an exciting career in impact investing. This workshop goes way beyond the high-level overviews and small talk networking of conferences. Make real progress toward your career goals by digging into the biggest opportunities and challenges in impact investing with leading practitioners in the space. If you’re ready to accelerate your impact investing career, apply for our program today.
Break into Impact Investing ends with an exclusive networking event for workshop participants to engage with representatives from leading impact investing organizations in the DC area. Here are a few organizations who have joined us in the past:
Village Capital finds, trains, and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems. They build communities around entrepreneurs and their ventures to improve opportunities for growth and success.
Calvert Foundation enables people to invest for social good. Through the Community Investment Note, we connect individual investors with organizations working around the globe, developing affordable housing, creating jobs, protecting the environment, and working in numerous other ways for the social good.
Enterprise creates opportunities for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities.
Capital Impact Partners helps people build communities of opportunity that break barriers to success. They are a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution with a 30-year history delivering strategic financing, social innovation programs, and capacity building.
We accept professionals with the following traits:
Impact Business Leaders (IBL) has been working with talented professionals to advance their careers in social enterprise and impact investing for three years. In response to demand for shorter, more specialized professional development opportunities, we have designed a new “talent accelerator” model. This intensive blended-learning experience allows professionals to make real progress toward their achieving career goals by deepening their understanding of a specific impact industry, preparing them for success in the job search process, and connecting them with leading practitioners and like-minded peers. If you are ready to jump into a career that matters, the IBL talent accelerator is for you.