Katharine Zafiris

About Katharine Zafiris
  • Senior Associate, Market Building, Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)
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Katharine Zafiris serves as a Senior Associate on the GIIN’s Market Building team. In this role, she manages the GIIN's Listed Equities Working Group, exploring strategies for pursuing impact in listed equities, and she supports the development of the Product Development Platform, working with GIIN members to co-develop impact investment products.

Previously, Katharine co-led the GIIN’s Gender Lens Investing Initiative and Working Group, supporting impact investors, actively integrating, or interested in integrating, a gender lens strategy into their investment portfolio. Prior to joining the GIIN, Katharine worked at several New York-based nonprofit organizations, including American Ballet Theatre, Harboring Hearts, and Pencils of Promise, where her roles spanned development, finance and event planning.

Katharine holds a BA in International Studies from Boston College.


Structuring Investment Products for Climate Action

2020 06 10

The GIIN’s Product Development Platform aims to accelerate the flow of capital to funds that seek to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while Climate Action Platform’s overall vision is to ‘Unlock Capital’ into climate solutions. AVPN’s Climate Action Platform…Read More

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