Bard MBA in Sustainability presents

Sustainable Business Fridays: Impact Investing, Women’s Leadership and Financial Literacy

Silda Wall Spitzer, Director and Principal, NewWorld Capital Group

Friday, April 29, 2016

On April 29th, Bard MBA in Sustainability spoke with Silda Wall Spitzer, Director and Principal, New World Capital Group, focusing primarily on business development and deal origination for both growth and infrastructure project investments and works to support the Firm’s portfolio companies. She also serves as a member of the NewWorld Infrastructure Team.

Before NewWorld, she was a Managing Director at Metropolitan Capital Advisors, an investment firm focusing on value opportunities, where she led strategic and business development.

Prior to Metropolitan Capital, Ms. Wall Spitzer served as First Lady of New York State.  In that role, she worked to support the Administration’s goal of reducing fossil energy consumption 15% by 2015 with her initiatives promoting green buildings, alternative energy, and local food sources. Her I LIVE NY program engaged constituents to create livable communities and sustainable jobs.

Join the Bard MBA in Sustainability program for our twice-monthly dial-in podcast series over your lunchtime featuring sustainability leaders from the New York City area and across the planet.

***Questions for this podcast will be accepted via email. Please email Bard MBA student Amy Kalafa at [email protected] with questions by Thursday, April 27th at 5pm to submit your question.***

Dial in: 845-746-2287 (no need to enter a pin to join the call)

Sustainable Business Fridays convenes every first and fourth Friday of the month during the semester, with special guests selected by students in the Bard MBA in Sustainability program. Click here to listen to past podcasts.

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Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT/GMT-4