Joy Anderson

About Joy Anderson
  • President and Co-Founder, Criterion Institute

Joy is an internationally-known leader in the field of gender lens investing and sits at the forefront of the intersection between business and social change.

In 2002, she founded Criterion Institute, the leading think tank focusing on using finance as a tool for social change. In 2011 she was named one of the 100 most creative leaders in business by Fast Company. Joy has served in multiple leadership roles shaping the development of impact investing, including co-founding Good Capital in 2008 and serving as founding board chair of Village Capital. In 2015 she wrote both USAID’s “Gender Lens Investing in Asia” report and published, “The State of the Field of Gender Lens Investing.” She holds a Ph. D in American History from New York University.


Using Finance as a tool to address Gender Based Violence

28 Jun 2019

Register How can we use systems of finance and investments as a tool to address gender-based violence? This global issue – which affects tens of millions of individuals each year and presents risks to companies, industries and geographic markets –…Read More

View full schedule

More attendees

Join the largest social investing conference in Asia

Join the Waitlist