Rebecca Colby

Associate Director

Office: Boston Year: 2021

Rebecca Colby is an associate director at Social Finance, supporting the advisory services and social investment teams.

Before joining Social Finance, Rebecca served as chief of staff at a financial inclusion startup in Gaborone, Botswana. She also partnered with a social enterprise in Sierra Leone to improve income and sustainability for local subsistence farmers. Previously, Rebecca worked as an aerospace engineer designing, building, and testing first-of-their-kind aircraft such as Richard Branson’s SpaceShipTwo and Stratolaunch (the largest airplane in the world by wingspan).

Rebecca holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business with a Certificate in Public Management and Social Innovation and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.