EDImpacts founder, Liz Wald, has spent her 25+ year career building, advising, and more recently, investing in companies.
From the early days of AOL, to her own company working with women in East and West Africa, to Etsy, and Indiegogo, and now working with blockchain and token economics, Wald has played instrumental roles in building global teams.
A hands-on leader, Wald's experience includes establishing global operations, raising funds and leading financial planning, assessing market opportunities, securing business development opportunities, and building high-performing teams.
Liz Wald has a BA in sociology from Harvard University and an MBA in finance and marketing from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.
A contributing member since its inception, Liz is a board director of The Business Council for Peace (Bpeace), a nonprofit focused on scaling businesses to create significant employment for all and expand the economic power of women in global communities in need.
Liz is passionate about craft beer and is an investor in Braven Brewing based in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.
A big fan of the outdoors and an avid traveler for both work and pleasure, Liz has visited more than 75 countries (and counting).