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Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders

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In Conversation with Jessica Jackley Ravi Belani, Adjunct Lecturer, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University

Jessica Jackley is an entrepreneur and investor best known as the founder of Kiva, the first microfinance crowdfunding platform, with $2 billion in loans since 2005. She is currently a founder and general partner at Untapped Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm championing unexpected founders. Previously, Jackley was founder/CEO at Alltruists, creating unique volunteer experiences that can be done anywhere.

Jackley also has served as Walt Disney Imagineering’s inaugural Entrepreneur in Residence, Chief Impact Officer at Aspiration, venture partner at Collaborative Fund and Mustard Seed Maze, author of “Clay Water Brick: Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most with the Least” (published by Penguin Random House), and founder/CEO of Profounder (acquired by GOOD Inc. in 2010), among others.

Jackley teaches Social Entrepreneurship at the Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California and was previously a visiting practitioner at Stanford’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society. Her extensive board service includes Habitat for Humanity, Opportunity International, and more. She lives with her husband, Reza Aslan, and their four children in Los Angeles.
Jackley holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a certificate in global leadership and public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, a BA in philosophy and political science from Bucknell University, and honorary PhDs from Centenary College and Quinnipiac University. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

This appearance by Jessica Jackley is part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Join us virtually at youtube.com/ecorner as we bring founders, investors and industry influencers to center stage and invite them to share what it takes to become a disruptor.

When: Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 4:30 - 5:20 pm

Where: NVIDIA Auditorium, Stanford University (In-Person Speaker)

Audience: General Public

Type of Event: Interview