Agents of Impact

Tatenda Furusa, ImaliPay

ImpactAlpha, November 12 – A tragedy in Nairobi spurred Tatenda Furusa to follow his calling. The serial entrepreneur from Zimbabwe was working for

Hilda Moraa, Pezesha

ImpactAlpha, September 17 – Hilda Moraa was ahead of the trend of enterprise technology providers popping up all over Africa and other emerging

Jessica Brooks, Sunwealth

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 3 – On neighborhood strolls, Jessica Brooks sees schools, churches, apartment buildings – and unused rooftops. Such “infill” spaces represent a

Jed Emerson suits up for his next act

ImpactAlpha, June 8 – Impact investing’s original provocateur, Jed Emerson, is joining Tiedemann Advisors as global lead of impact investing. The New York-based wealth advisor manages

Arlan Hamilton, Backstage Capital

ImpactAlpha, March 26 – Venture capitalists love to invest in disruption. Arlan Hamitlon is disrupting venture capital. She created Backstage Capital in 2015

Donnel Baird, BlocPower

ImpactAlpha, Feb. 26 – There was no heat in the building in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood where Baird grew up, so he and his sister

Bill Bynum, Hope

Goldman Sachs’ commitment this week of $130 million in credit to Jackson, Miss.-based Hope was the latest, and one of the largest, shows

Bill Winters, Standard Chartered

If putting a price on carbon is the key to getting to net-zero, Bill Winters – with an assist from Mark Carney –

Amanda Gorman, poet

In a star-studded inauguration featuring Lady Gaga and J-Lo, the 22-year old poet stole the spotlight at president Joe Biden’s inauguration. Accolades poured

Georgia’s organizers

“Welcome to the New Georgia,” proclaimed Senator-elect Raphael Warnock. “It is more diverse, and it’s more inclusive. And it readily embraces the future.”

Scientists

Earlier this week, 91-year-old Margaret Keenan in England received the first COVID-19 vaccination (yes, the second was an 81-year-old named William Shakespeare). That

Bold leaders. Taking action. Driving impact.

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 13 – Bold leaders. Taking action. Driving impact. That’s the tagline on the snappy Agents of Impact section on the new ImpactAlpha.com