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Sophie Qinyi Gu

Sophie Qinyi Gu


Impact Investing Working Group, NEXUS

Greater New York City Area, us

Sophie has a Master's degree in Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Statistics from NYU. Passionate about knowledge, innovations, and social issues, she is currently building a network of investors, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists who are keen on creating social impact at the NEXUS Impact Investing Working Gro...





Impact Investing Working Group, NEXUS


- Building NEXUS impact investing community bringing together 300+ next-gen investors, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists who are passionate about delivering social impact.

- Coordinating a speaker series with participants leading innovations across sectors from arts to agriculture, including Bridges Ventures, Bamboo Finance, Imprint, Veris, Sonen, Cordes Foundation, Social Stock Exchange, Nesta, IDB, The ImPact etc.

- Planning salons and panels during NEXUS Summits and conferences such as Milken, SOCAP, CGI, EVPA, and FLII, liaising with universities and global hubs to promote knowledge.

- Conducting research on impact investing landscapes in APAC, EMEA, Latin America and the Caribbean, summarizing institutional developments, private movements and innovation models in research briefs.

- Managing newsletters, twitter and instagram @nexusimpinv

Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business launches prize for the best academic research on impact investing

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Investment impact research prize

Ashoka, Social Finance Services

Research Assistant

- Analyzing Ashoka Fellows' cases of structural innovations at Social Financial Services.

- Performing literature review and fact-checking with an eye towards accuracy of information, quality of citations, contrary statements and robust management of data.

- Developing an understanding of the mechanisms of ratings, trademark and certification as in as in Fairtrade, USDA Organic, LEED, Energy Star, Rainforest Alliance, FSC and B Corp Certified.