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Angela Mwanza

Angela has over 19 years of experience advising substantial families on sophisticated investment strategies with implementation focused on helping to manage risk, liquidity and, where appropriate, socially responsible and impact investments. In addition, Angela brings a unique experience and skillset to families regarding family business succession planning, family governance, legacy and intergenerational wealth planning, and impactful philanthropy. Prior to joining UBS in 2008, Angela was a Private Banker at Lehman Brothers Private Investment Management having begun her financial services career at J.P. Morgan Private Bank (Morgan Guaranty Trust). Angela serves on multiple boards. She recently joined the Board of Directors of Jumia, a for profit e-commerce platform operating in Africa. She is a Trustee of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (Chair Investment Committee for $1.8B endowment), on the Board of Directors of Grace Farms Foundation, Grassroot Soccer, and the Global Health Alliance, and was selected as a Founding Member of the United Nations Foundation Global Entrepreneurs Council (Emeritus). She also is an advisor to Beespace and One Community Films. Angela is active in the Cornell community most notably: Cornell Trustee Alumni Network, Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and Entrepreneurship@Cornell. She was awarded the Wilbur Parker Award for her work in diversity and was recently selected as the recipient of the Robert J. Swieringa Service Award. Angela has received various industry and community awards including the “Women of Power and Influence Award” by the National Organization of Women (alongside Janet Yellen), one of “46 Leaders in Sustainable Investing” by Forbes, one of the City and State New York Top 100 in CSR in 2017, and in 2015 one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Private Wealth by Private Asset Management Magazine. Angela is a member of the Social Investment Forum and the Economic Club of New York. She earned an M.B.A. from Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Konstanz, Germany. Angela lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn and Ithaca, is fluent in German, and enjoys pushing boundaries having run six marathons and scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro.
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