Alignment: Using Your Values to Invest in Social Change with Laina Greene
Updated: Mar 30, 2022
Laina Greene has helped raise hundreds of millions of dollars for organizations of all sizes. After selling her tech company, Laina founded Angels of Impact where they believe women are the "weavers" of the fabric of a resilient society.
Join Oikocredit US’ CEO Matt Eldridge to hear how Laina is using her values to invest in women and indigenous communities on the next episode of Alignment: Using Your Values to Invest in Social Change.
Laina Greene has over three decades of experience in the tech industry and social impact space and became an investor herself after selling her tech company back in 2006.
She is the Founder and CEO of Angels of Impact, while also serving as Senior Adjunct Lecturer at the National University of Singapore Business School. She co-authored a book “Sustainable Impact: How women are key to ending poverty," co-authored two reports funded by Oxfam and Sasakawa Peace Foundation and at the American Sustainable Business Network (ASBN), and she co-leads the Restorative Investing Task force. Formerly she served as Senior Advisor to the Ashoka Foundation, Associate Director (Community Development) of the Asia Center for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy at the NUS Business School, taught executive education programs at Stanford University and was Advisor to the Plus Acumen chapter in Singapore. She is particularly passionate about The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals; #1 No Poverty, #5 Gender Equality, and #12 Responsible Production and Consumption, which is what Angels of Impact focuses on. As a member of the Baha’i community, she is inspired to serve humanity through her work and life. Living between Singapore and the US, she thinks of herself as a Global Citizen.