Carla Javits

President & CEO, REDF

Carla is President and CEO of REDF (The Roberts Enterprise Development Fund), a pioneering venture philanthropy that helps people striving to overcome employment barriers get good jobs, keep those jobs, and build better lives. Through her stewardship, REDF has invested in more than 100 social enterprises in 21 states. These businesses have generated $392 million in revenue and employed 24,000 people—and counting. Carla is called on frequently to share her expertise at a variety of domestic and international conferences and speaking engagements, including the Social Enterprise World Forum in Milan, Italy, the Social Traders Master Conference in Melbourne, Australia, and as part of the American Enterprise Institute “Disruptor” Series in Washington, DC.