Morgan Simon is a serial social entrepreneur with particular expertise in impact investment and international development. She is the co-founder and CEO of Toniic, a global network of early-stage social investors. Toniic members share deal flow, due diligence and monitoring on global investments in this action-oriented community looking to move $100 million into global social enterprise. She is also the co-founder of Innovacion Investments, Texas’s first community development venture capital fund. In all her work, she emphasizes community empowerment, leadership and ownership.
As the founding executive director of the Responsible Endowments Coalition, Morgan brought together 100 colleges and universities from across the country, helping to move their $200 billion in endowment dollars towards impact investment. Morgan has also worked with grassroots organizations and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Mexico, Honduras and Sierra Leone, and in domestic microfinance with Women’s Initiative for Self Employment.
She has served on the boards of the Social Venture Network, the SJF Institute (affiliated with SJF Ventures), is on the board of La Base and is an advisor to Agora Partnerships, Nexii and Grupo Yansa. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and other media. She received a B.A with High Honors in Economics and Political Science from Swarthmore College.