Building an Inclusive Economy by Supporting Entrepreneurs of Color
This article is part of a 10-week series on racial equity and impact investing co-presented by Mission Investors Exchange and Stanford Social Innovation Review. The series titled, 'How Foundations Are Using Impact Investing to Advance Racial Equity,' features 10 foundations who have made committments and deployed strategies to address issues of racial equity through their impact investing practices.
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In their co-written essay, Don Chen, President, and Shuaib Siddiqui, Director, Impact Investing, lay out Surdna Foundation's commitment to furthering racial justice by making a connection between inclusive economic participation and civic engagement. The essay then dives into their work alleviating barriers and increasing access to capital for entrepreneurs of color, who are essential participants in an inclusive economy.