Agents of Impact

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.”