Catherine Muther

Founder, Astia, Three Guineas Fund; Director, BRAC USA, PolicyLink

mutherCatherine Muther built a business career in the Internet infrastructure industry, as senior marketing officer at Bridge Communications, 3Com and Cisco Systems, Inc. She is a social enterprise field builder as founder, funder, board member, impact investor, and professor.  Ms Muther was a Founding Partner and Chair of the Board of Acumen. She is the founder of Astia, a business accelerator with global reach for women technology entrepreneurs; and Springboard Enterprises, a resource hub for women entrepreneurs seeking early stage capital. Ms Muther is a Director of BRAC USA and PolicyLink. She is on the Advisory Boards of Duke University Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), Global Philanthropy Forum, and Acumen. She teaches an Economics seminar on Global Poverty and Social Entrepreneurship. Ms Muther is a graduate of Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Cambridge University, and Sarah Lawrence College.  She has received numerous awards for business and philanthropic leadership