Live Podcast Today with Silda Wall Spitzer Impact Investing, Women's Leadership and Financial Literacy

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Live Podcast Today with Silda Wall Spitzer Impact Investing, Women's Leadership and Financial Literacy

Bard MBA's Sustainable Business Friday's Podcast Hosts NewWorld Capital Groups Director and Principal
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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:00am

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., April 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  The Bard MBA in Sustainability  hosts a discussion on impact investing, women’s leadership and financial literacy with Silda Wall Spitzer, Director and Principal at NewWorld Capital Group on the dial-in podcast, Sustainable Business Fridays, April 29th, at 12pm EST. 

As Director and Principal of NewWorld, she focuses primarily on business development and deal origination for both growth and infrastructure project investments and works to support the Firm’s portfolio companies. Ms. Wall Spitzer served as First Lady of New York State.  In that role, she worked to support the Administration’s goal of reducing fossil energy consumption 15% by 2015 with her initiatives promoting green buildings, alternative energy, and local food sources. Her I LIVE NY program engaged constituents to create livable communities and sustainable jobs.

Ms. Wall Spitzer is Vice Chair of the Urban Green Council, the New York Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), which advances sustainability in the urban built environment. She is also on the Advisory Board of The Sustainable Endowments Institute 

"Students enter Bard’s MBA in Sustainability understanding that their generation has a unique role to play in the history of our species: that Bard graduates will lead in building new business models and transforming existing companies," according to Eban Goodstein, Director Bard MBA in Sustainability. "Business leaders like Ms. Spitzer are at the forefront of this movement."

Dial in:  845-746-2287 to listen live on Friday at noon eastern

Bard MBA in Sustainability hosts Sustainable Business Fridays, a live podcast series, twice monthly at 12pm EST. The podcast features Bard MBA students interviewing sustainability leaders from organizations ranging from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups to regional non-profits. Past speakers have included sustainability leaders from Pepsi, Jet Blue, GM, SustainAbility, Method Home, and many more. 

<<<Listen to past podcasts archived here>>> 

The  Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability  offer masters programs in  Environmental Policy,  Climate Science and  Policy, and Sustainable Business.  The Bard MBA in Sustainability is a hybrid, low-residency program based in New York City. Students meet one weekend per month in NYC and attend online classes two nights per week. The program integrates sustainability throughout its core MBA curriculum and all students engage in a yearlong consulting engagement with real-world clients in NYCLab. For more information, visit

Katie Boyle

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