Allies in Action, a new web forum created from a strategic partnership between Aperture VC and Impact ROI LLC, held its inaugural event on July 8. The Zoom-based event featured a prestigious group of speakers from the venture capital, real estate, healthcare, management consulting and media/publishing industries. Read the full press release here.

July 8 Forum

In the wake of the death of George Floyd, advocates for racial and economic equity have called for companies to take leadership. This means going beyond supportive press releases and new CSR programs, to the commitment for strong diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policies, measurable DEI personnel growth, supportive public policy advocacy, and strategic investment in new innovation models for the emerging “Multicultural Mainstream.” 

Speakers

Steve Rochlin, CEO, IMPACT ROI

Bryan Greene, Director of Fair Housing Policy at National Association of REALTORS

Jacqueline Bouvier Copeland, CEO, The WISE Fund

Ritse Erumi, Technology Fellow, Future of Work(ers), The Ford Foundation

Melissa Potter, Head of Social Impact and Communications, Odyssey Impact

William Crowder, Founder, Aperture Venture Capital