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Barbara T. Bauer- Director of WIN

Barbara is an experienced international business leader with a current focus on impact investing and social enterprise. She has just completed several years as the Executive Director, Myanmar, for Partnership for Change (PfC), a Norwegian impact investment and international development organization. Barbara worked closely with community, state and national Myanmar leaders to identify, plan and implement programs and development models that improve economic opportunities, and that can be replicated or scaled up, increasing benefit and community skills.

Prior to this position, Barbara was a Princeton in Asia Senior Fellow, working in Myanmar and Thailand on projects supporting opportunities for Myanmar refugees. She has also started two boutique businesses: GlobalSight Partners, an international management consulting organization, and Silk and Stones Travel, a boutique travel company specializing in custom designed sustainable tourism tours to Southeast Asia. Barbara also developed and led the innovative Center for Women Entrepreneurs at the University of Denver. During her career she held executive positions at Sun Microsystems, StorageTek, US West, Raynet, and Bell Laboratories. Her academic credentials include a B.S. and M.S. in Physics, and the Stanford Summer Executive Program.


WIN’s mission is to increase diversity in our investing community, we have established the Women’s Investor Network, led by entrepreneur leader Barbara T. Bauer.  The purpose of WIN is to engage women with an engaged community, new programs, educational content, and opportunities to invest.

The RVC portfolio consists of 50% Women-led businesses

That’s 300% higher than the national average

However women investors only make up 12% of the current portfolio

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An RVC Initiative

WIN is an RVC Initiative