UBalt Business Social Change Day "Team with the Dean and Amon Anderson"

William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center

This is part of UBalt Business Social Change Day.

Merrick School of Business Dean Murray Dalziel is bringing our UBalt community closer together by offering a virtual conversation with speakers who have insights into the current business environment.

FEATURED GUEST: Amon Anderson, Director of Acumen America

TOPIC: "Innovative business models for social change"

  • Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
  • Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Zoom Registration: Please pre-register for this event here. You will receive the log in instructions after registering. 
  • In-Person Registration: A limited number of in-person tickets are available. Please email Nathaly Rivera at nathaly.rivera@ubalt.edu to reserve your seat and receive details of the location.

AMON ANDERSON, Acumen America Director

Amon co-leads Acumen America – setting strategy, building community, and investing in companies across the US.

Most recently, Amon worked on Acumen’s Global Portfolio team out of New York. Prior to that, Amon led Acumen’s agriculture and water/sanitation investing in East Africa. Amon was based in Nairobi for four years where he originated, diligenced, and managed a number of investments, building the agriculture portfolio from scratch.

Prior to joining Acumen, Amon worked in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with Cherokee Investment Partners, developing an impact investing strategy and building a community of entrepreneurs. Amon began his career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, helping to launch the Carolina Entrepreneurial Initiative.

Amon holds a bachelor's with Highest Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar. Amon also holds a master of business administration degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he received the Frances & Arjay Miller Fellowship in Social Innovation and the Miller Social Change Leadership Award.

Contact Name:
Nathaly Rivera
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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.

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