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Impact Investing: Investing to Create Equitable Jobs

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm PST
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As we rebuild our economy in the wake of COVID-19, we are left with an opportunity to make inclusive growth a new cornerstone of American economic progress. Learn about San Diego Workforce Partnership’s innovative Income Sharing Agreements and hear from HCAP, a middle-market private equity impact fund, that has been trailblazing investment approaches to create and maintain quality jobs.



Bhairvee Shavdia

Principal, HCAP

Bhairvee joined HCAP Partners in September 2015 and holds a unique role spanning both the firm’s Impact and Investment practices. Bhairvee has led the construction and implementation of HCAP’s current impact framework and methodology around quality job creation, the Gainful Jobs Approach, and she is a key contributor to the firm’s continued recognition as a thought leader in the impact investing field. In her role leading the firm’s ongoing impact investing initiatives, she is also responsible for the firm’s impact measurement and reporting practices, including writing the firm’s Annual Impact Report. Bhairvee also participates in the origination and analysis of new investment opportunities, investment due diligence, deal underwriting, and investment monitoring. She currently serves as a board observer of portfolio company A Better Life Recovery and is actively involved in the firm’s investments in Confirm BioSciences and Mission Healthcare.

Brooke Valle

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, San Diego Workforce Partnership

Brooke Valle's experience and passions converge around using strategy, innovation and evaluation to transform lives. Brooke has nearly two decades of work designing and implementing organizational strategy, leading large-scale business process improvement projects, addressing data system needs and running high-stakes programs on everything from innovative education financing, workforce development and economic mobility to immigration, security, and defense. Her experience includes work with the Department of State, Peace Corps, United States Africa Command, Central Intelligence Agency, Economic Development Department, Department of Labor, Walmart, Aspen, World Economic Forum, Strada, The James Irvine Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and Deloitte.


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Who May Attend
Current SCG, NCG, and SDG members and eligible non-members

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

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