In this episode, Hall is joined by impact investor Dr. Alicia Robb, Founder and CEO of Next Wave Impact who are “working to increase diversity, inclusion, and impact in early-stage investing and our entrepreneurial ecosystem through our innovative learning-by-doing progressive fund model.”
Alicia received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Next Wave impact works to decrease the gender and racial gap in entrepreneurs and investors. Out of 99 women in their first fund, 25 of these are women of color and the company has invested in 13 companies to date. Alicia speaks passionately about leaving a sustainable and socially just planet for future generations.
You can find Next Wave Impact at Nextwaveimpact.com and on Twitter at @nextwavenetwork
Alicia can be contacted on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/alicia-robb-a888228/ and onTwitter, @aliciarobb
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