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Representation and Inclusion in the Marketplace: How funders can effectively invest in our future leaders

Jacqueline Lee Rivera July 13, 2022

The panel will share how funders can effectively use scholarships to build an economy centered on equity, justice, inclusion and impact through investing in future leaders.  



Meta Themes

  • Deliver Equity and Inclusion


Justice, Power and Capital

Purpose and Desired Outcome

Coming out of this session, attendees will look at their leadership, identify the gaps, and invest in leadership of tomorrow starting with access to higher education. Impact investors and foundations will approach scholarships and education investments with an ROI perspective - scholarship recipients employed in the workforce add income to the U.S. economy and reinvest in their communities.


  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Asset Managers

  • Corporate & SME

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Intermediaries (Financial Advisers, Investment Bankers)

  • Artists & Culture-makers

  • Government

  • Academia


  • NameAngelique Albert
  • TitleCEO
  • OrganizationNative Forward Scholars Fund (formerly known as the American Indian Graduate Center)
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameNoël Harmon
  • TitlePresident and Executive Director
  • OrganizationAPIA Scholars
  • StatusInvited
  • NameRepresentative from Wells Fargo
  • TitleTBD
  • OrganizationWells Fargo
  • StatusInvited
  • NameRachael Myrow
  • TitleSenior Editor of KQED's Silicon Valley News Desk
  • OrganizationKQED
  • StatusInvited
  • NameRepresentative from Johnson Scholarship Foundation
  • TitleTBD
  • OrganizationJohnson Scholarship Foundation
  • StatusInvited
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