||The players at the table to boot are a healthy start and represent a number of sectors. As of now, six out of eight founders are white males. That’s no fault of the founders, but rather a reflection of the industry. As impact investing gains traction locally, more POC and women representation will be crucial to the health of the space.
A number of advisers have been helping guide ImpactPHL, including:
Jacob Gray, director at Wharton Social Impact Initiative (WSII)
Garrett Melby, cofounder of GoodCompany Ventures
Hardik Savalia of B Lab
Maari Porter, executive director of Philanthropy Network
Claire Marrazzo Greenwood of the Chamber of Commerce
Sylvie Gallier Howard of the Commerce Department, City of Philadelphia