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Mona Sinha

Mona Sinha MBA ’93

Mona Sinha is a founding board member of the Asian Women's Leadership University project, being established in Malaysia. She is a senior advisor to Impact Investment Exchange, the first social stock exchange in Asia and board member of Impact Investment Shujog, an advisory firm to social enterprises. She serves as a trustee to Smith College, her alma mater, and is on the Social Enterprise Program board at Columbia Business School. She is also a trustee of All Souls School and on the advisory committee of the American Museum of Natural History.

Ms. Sinha began her professional career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, followed by a marketing career at Procter & Gamble and Unilever, during which she helped restructure the Asia Pacific operations of Elizabeth Arden. She is passionate about women's leadership education and the empowerment of women entrepreneurs. In 2010, she conducted a study for Goldman, Sachs Asia on Asian leadership.
She holds a BA magna cum laude from Smith College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa; and an MBA (Beta Gamma Sigma) from Columbia University.
She has previously served as a Trustee to All Souls School and Girls Learn International, NY and is a patron of the Science and Nature Program (serving inner city girls) at the American Museum of Natural History. She has also served as an Advisory Director to Breakthrough, a human rights organization.



2014 Social Enterprise Conference

Millennials Rising: What's Next for Sustainability?

When: October 31, 2014,
8:30 am-6:00pm

The Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Between 45th and 46th Streets
New York, NY 10036

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The annual Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School brings together thought leaders from across private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to share best practices, debate critical issues, and collaborate on innovative concepts to inspire change. Through interactive sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, a pitch competition, and networking opportunities, the conference presents guests with the opportunity to partake in the most important business and societal conversation of this new era. For updates on speakers and sessions, please visit the conference website.

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