Giving Compass' Take:

• Jenna Nicholas, CEO of Impact Experience, discusses why impact investors need to recognize and dismantle bias in asset allocation to reframe power and garner insights from communities.

• How can you rethink your bias in your investments? How can donors shift their investment approaches to be more inclusive?

• Learn more about asset-based mindsets.

Jenna Nicholas is the CEO of Impact Experience which builds bridges between impact investors, philanthropists, innovators, and leaders of marginalized communities — linking vision with action and directing investment to the most vulnerable communities. Jenna is also President of Phoenix Global Impact, a firm that specializes in impact investing, social entrepreneurship and strategic philanthropy. Through her firm, she managed Divest-Invest Philanthropy, a coalition of foundations divesting from investments in fossil fuels and reinvesting in new economy solutions.

Jenna has also worked with the World Bank Treasury and with Toniic, where she supported an impact investing community. She is a graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA, a PD Soros Fellow for New Americans, recipient of the Stanford Social Innovation Fellowship, and an Echoing Green Fellow. Jenna has also been selected as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur. She is an active member of the Bahá’í Faith.

Read the full article about asset allocation at Social Capital Markets.