Suzanne Biegel, Co-Producer

Biegel is founder of Catalyst at Large Ltd and is a globally-recognised expert on gender-smart investing. As Co-Producer of the Gender-Smart Investing Summit, she steers programming, participation, and communications. In 2015-2016 she piloted Women Effect, a global community of investors with a gender lens, which transitioned to Wharton Social Impact Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School. She is an adviser to foundations, DFIs, and other institutional investors on gender-smart investing, and is a pioneer with her personal portfolio in this arena.

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Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Co-Producer

Heyman is an accomplished impact investor, social entrepreneur, conference producer, and best-selling author. His work “helping people help” started during his five-year tenure as Executive Director of Craigslist Foundation, after which he co-founded several social impact conference series, began consulting to a wide range of mission-led clients, and served as a frequent UN advisor. His role on the Summit includes overseeing fundraising, event production, operations, and marketing.


Sigrid Hope-Erna Senamaud, Director of Events & Communications

Senamaud is a seasoned global event producer and live content developer, having collaborated with Fortune 500 corporations, governments, nonprofits, media, and academic institutions to advance diverse and gender initiatives for innovation and market growth. She oversees both events and communications at the Gender-Smart Investing Summit and is passionate about serving as a connector, building communities with reach and impact. She is bilingual/cultural in German and English and resides in Washington, DC.