Experiential learning’s role in delivering an impact investing curriculum

 

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Experiential learning’s role in delivering an impact investing curriculum
 

Join this breakout for a discussion on how to deepen your school’s impact investing efforts as both a class, club and competition. Joining this session are steering committee members of MIINT, Brian Trelstad, Partner at Bridges Fund Management and clinical faculty at Harvard Business School, and Dr. Jennifer Walske, former Faculty Director at Impact @Anderson and lead faculty for UCLA Anderson’s impact investing initiative. Rounding out the session is UCLA Anderson MBA Alum (’20) Brian Sokolow, who served as past president of Anderson Venture Impact Partners, to share the student and alumni perspective.
 

Moderators: Jennifer Walske

Experiential learning’s role in delivering an impact investing curriculum
Dr. Jennifer Walske is an assistant professor (adjunct) at UCLA Anderson, and has served as the faculty director of Impact@Anderson. She is also a visiting scholar at Berkeley-Haas. As a writer, researcher and investor, Dr. Walske sits on numerous for profit and non-profit boards. Her research centers on the funding and scaling of startups, with an emphasis on social startups and social venture capital firms. Dr. Walske has received numerous research and teaching awards including the “best paper” award from NYU Stern’s Social Entrepreneurship Conference and the Cheit Award for Teaching Excellence at Berkeley-Haas. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Walske was an institutional All American ranked investment banking securities analyst and a regular commentator on both CNN and CNBC. Prior to investment banking Dr. Walske served in product marketing roles at Synopsys and Intergraph. She holds a doctorate in strategy and entrepreneurship from Boston University, an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BA in Communication Studies from UC Santa Barbara.



 
 
 
 

 

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