Past Speakers

For over 15 years, renowned visionaries and relied-upon experts have presented their programmatic objectives and social impact philosophies to the members of the Impact Capital Forum at our regularly-scheduled panels and workshops.  Until July 2018, these events were presented under our organization's former name, the Microfinance Club of NY. If you are interested in co-organization a presentation and speaking to our members, please Contact Us. Past speakers have included:

William Burckart, President, The Investment Integration Project

Craig Churchill, Team Leader, Microinsurance Innovation Facility, International Labour Organization

Joe Coleman, CEO, RiteCheck

Tuhina De O'Connor, Co-Founder, Faces of Giving, LLC

Sandy Fernandez, Senior Director – Americas, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

Sean Flynn, Managing Director, Head of Business Development - Asset Management, Credit Suisse

Steve Godeke, Managing Principal, Godeke Consulting

Ken Gustaven, Executive Director, Merck

Stephanie Hanson, SVP, Policy and Partnerships, One Acre Fund

Christina Juhasz, Chief Investment Officer, Women’s World Banking Asset Management

Andrea Jung, CEO, Grameen America

Anna Kanze, Chief Operating Officer, Grassroots Capital Management

Rishi Kumar, Founder and CEO of Kashable

Hali Lee, Co-Founder, Faces of Giving, LLC

Asad Mahmood, CEO, Social Investment Manager & Advisors

Cathie Mahon, President/CEO of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions

Andrew McCusker, Head of Education Finance, Opportunity International

Bhakti Mirchandani, Senior Vice President, FCLT Global

Stephane Ouedraogo, Finance and Economic Advisor to the President of Burkina Faso

Amie Patel, Director, Elevar Equity

Vikas Raj, Co-Managing Director, Accion Venture Lab

Daniel Rozas, Co-Creator, MIMOSA Index & Senior Expert, European Microfinance Platform

Lisa Servon, Author, The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives

Anton Simanowitz, Director, Social Performance Solutions

Shivani Siroya, CEO and Founder, Tala

Evelyn Stark, Associate Vice President, MetLife Foundation

Nicole Stubbs, CEO & Founder, First Access

Dr. Juan Triana Cordovi, University of Havana

Dan Zook, Director of Investments, Initiative for Smallholder Finance


Event Hosts

MFCNY events often take place at the offices of leading financial and non-profit institutions. Host institutions have included: BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, DWS/Deutsche Bank, Ford Foundation, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley, Norton Rose Fulbright, and Rockefeller Foundation.

Impact Capital Forum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. New York, N.Y.

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