About The Speaker
Included VC Fellow and President of the Wominvest Observatory. Carol was born on the Southside of Chicago, Illinois, USA. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Wesleyan University in Connecticut, where she majored in East Asian Studies and Religious Studies. She has a master’s degree in theological studies (MTS) from Harvard University, where she specialized in World Religions and was a researcher for the Pluralism Project. She is currently a.b.d. (all but dissertation) from a PhD program at the University of Chicago, in History of Religion She has been a lecturer at Nyenrode Business University and worked at The Next Women where was the architect behind the Fempower Your Growth Program, working alongside the major Dutch banks and policy institutions to offer an intense program to train female entrepreneurs on growth strategies while addressing the biases of bankers and investors. The 30 million euro Borski Fund, for women investing in female entrepreneurs, came from this same initiative. She is an Included VC Fellow and President of the Wominvest Observatory, focusing on driving change in equitable investment practice on the EU policy level.