Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Kim Lew

Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Kim Y. Lew is vice president and chief investment officer of Carnegie Corporation of New York, a private foundation established in 1911 by Andrew Carnegie. The $3 billion portfolio is global in scope and diversified by asset class and strategy. While at Carnegie, she also served as co-chief investment officer and director of investments with responsibility for private equity. Prior to joining Carnegie, she spent thirteen years at the Ford Foundation. She has also worked at Prudential Capital and Chemical Bank. Lew earned a B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Harvard Business School and was awarded her CFA designation. Lew serves as chair of the board of trustees of the Stevens Cooperative School, the Mutual Fund Board of Ariel Investments and on the Steering Committee of Private Equity Women Investor Network. She is a member of the Investment Committee of the ACLU and Girl Scouts of America. She is married and the mother of two daughters.


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