Vice President, Social InvestmentsOffice: Boston Year: 2015
Rashmi Khare is vice president of social investment, focused on developing financial products designed to drive social progress. She develops collaborative partnerships between key private, nonprofit, and public sector stakeholders, leading the processes of due diligence, program design, financial modeling, contracting and raising capital. Rashmi is working on projects to reduce recidivism to the criminal and juvenile justice system, and improving maternal and early childhood outcomes.
Prior to Social Finance, Rashmi’s work reflects both finance and social sector commitments. She spent eleven years as a fixed-income bond trader with Fidelity Investments, trading a wide range of products on behalf of mutual fund shareholders. She managed both internal and external investment relationships, as well as creating and executing trading strategies. During her time with the Ulupono Initiative, Rashmi conducted due diligence on potential portfolio investments. She also served as a Kiva Fellow, placed with Accion East, the largest US microfinance lender. She currently sits on the board of a local nonprofit focused on women’s education. Rashmi holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where she was a Center for Business and Society Fellow, and a BS in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.