Flattening the Inequity Curve: A Conversation with Nate Wong
FEATURED GUESTS Nate Wong Nate Wong leads the day-to-day operations of the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University that seeks to scout, surface, and scale promising ecosystem-centered solutions in the impact space. The Center works directly with leading practitioners and students around its two main portfolios centered around making finance more equitable and improving how governments use the tools of data and digital to deliver better services to its residents. Prior to coming to the Center in 2018, Nate helped launch and direct two social impact units at Deloitte Consulting and more recently at Boston Consulting Group’s non-profit, the Centre for Public Impact in the US. He has worked in over 10 different countries, helping partners maximize their social impact. Nate has worked on issues around economic development/ mobility and inclusive entrepreneurship including stints at Obama Foundation, Acumen, Endeavor, and TechnoServe. Nate has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia. When not in a pandemic, you can find him exploring the DC food scene, getting lost in a travel book, throwing ceramics, or improving his boxing technique. RELATED RESOURCES Padró, Miguel, “America’s Corporate Governance System Is Racist Too,” Aspen Business and Society, June 29,2020.US Digital ResponseWong, Nate and Audrey Voorhees, “Hard-wiring Corporate Purpose in the Age of COVID-19,” Beeck Center, May 15, 2020.Wong, Nate and Vaishant Sharma, “Here's how to make sure the economic recovery from the pandemic helps the people who need it most,” Business Insider, June 20, 2020.Zarek, Cori, “Power of Organizing and Networks in Crisis (and Everyday),” Beeck Center, April 1, 2020.