Racial Equity Video Series | Nina Robinson on The Problem with Doing Well by Doing Good
Nina Robinson, Director at The Runway Project, imagines bold solutions that fundamentally change the dynamic between investors and under-resourced people.
ABOUT NINA ROBINSON
Nina Robinson is the Oakland Project Director at The Runway Project. Nina is an impact capital convener with over 10 years of experience working with mission-driven entrepreneurs and innovative investment models including The Runway Project Oakland, Buen Vivir Fund, Homestake Ventures, and as an RSF Integrated Capital Fellow in 2017-2018. Nina has advised numerous small businesses on strategic growth, capital raising, impact, and organizational development which has resulted in the creation of 400+ local good jobs, and the facilitation of over $10M in capital investments. At ICA Fund Good Jobs, Nina managed a $2.2M investment portfolio and provided consulting, capital raising support, and board participation to portfolio companies. Nina is experienced with raising Integrated Capital stacks including philanthropic, and non-extractive equity investment, via private placement, crowdfunding, and Title III crowd-investing platforms. Nina received her MBA from the Lorry I. Lokey School of Business at Mills College, and holds a Bachelors’s degree in High Technology Management from California State University. Nina holds a Certificate for Board Directorship from the Anderson Graduate School of Business at UCLA. Nina sits on Credit Committee of The Runway Project, and Advisory Board for JustBe a Black women entrepreneur collective. When she isn’t working towards economic justice, you can find her DJing around the globe as Nina Sol.