Rebecca Darr

Current Activities:

In Rebecca’s work with the Aspen Institute, she is designing a prize competition to promote “future mindedness” in capital markets (more at aspeninstitute.org/prizethefuture). She is also helping to develop a fellowship for future leaders in the financial ecosystem with the goal of creating a cadre of market actors who work for the common good when pressures dictate otherwise.

Bio:

Rebecca Darr Litchfield is a Senior Fellow at The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, where she works with companies, investors, and educators to promote the creation of long-term value for shareholders and society. She is also a co-founder and co-owner of Atayne LLC, a certified B Corp, which makes athletic apparel that is safe for people and the planet. Previously, Rebecca was an internal corporate responsibility consultant for the global member firms of Deloitte; she started her career as a strategy and operations consultant, primarily serving public sector and health organizations.

Rebecca holds a B.A. from Rice University, a M.B.A from the University of Michigan, and a post-graduate certificate in cross-sector partnerships from Cambridge University in England.

Interests:

1) Efficient, effective capital allocation that helps to support new and growing businesses, in developed and developing economies, which aim to create financial profits and social/ environmental value

2) Supporting social intrapreneurs within companies, both big and small

3) Combating capital markets short-termism through a variety of strategies

Email: rkdarr[at]gmail.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccakdarr