Catherine Muther

BA, Sarah Lawrence College. MA, Cambridge University. MBA, Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Executive in the Internet infrastructure industry as senior marketing officer of Cisco Systems. Founder of Astia, a business accelerator for women technology entrepreneurs. Founding chair of the board of Acumen Fund, a social venture fund investing in enterprises developing affordable goods and services for the poor in India, Pakistan, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Board member of BRAC and PolicyLink. Member of the Advisory Boards of Duke University Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship, Global Philanthropy Forum, and Acumen Fund. Current interests include the power and limits of social entrepreneurship to achieve sustainable change—and teaching. SLC, 2012–

Undergraduate discipline: Economics