MY IMPACT CAREER: The Latimpacto CEO shares the ups and downs of a purpose-driven career path – from growing up amid the violence of 1980s Colombia, to corporate law, to leading a fast-growing network with staff across the continent.
It’s among the world’s richest countries – but Switzerland is also a land of entrepreneurialism and technical knowhow, plus traditional grantmakers ready to experiment with new ways of financing impact.
Latimpacto, the network for venture philanthropy in Latin America and the Caribbean, publishes first investigation into impact ecosystem, highlighting barriers and opportunities for the market's key players.
INTERVIEW: Founded in 1990s eastern Europe, NESsT is still helping high-impact organisations to grow, and not rely on grants. We hear how it makes extra efforts to track its own impact – and how a new fund is tackling LGBTQIA+ discrimination.
Latimpacto delegates urged to embrace risks to tackle urgent challenges in Latin America, following two days of getting stuck in with community initiatives at an event that aimed to be more “disruptive party” than traditional conference.
In Latin America, women are pushing forward key agendas including gender-lens and nature-positive investing. We spoke to three of them to find out what the rest of us can learn from the region – and how women entrepreneurs could be better supported.