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    • 20 Jul 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Hilton Los Angeles, Culver City

    Join us for an in-person discussion among our panelists who will offer their expert insights on the realities of sustainability imperatives in Emerging Markets, unpack risks and opportunities, and discuss how recent macroeconomic events have impacted future growth.

    Lunch is included in the registration fee. This event is for women only.
    Valet Parking is offered at the Hilton at a discounted rate of $25.00.


    June Kim
    Director of Global Equity


    As the Director of Global Equity for the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, June Kim is responsible for the fund’s $117 billion public equity portfolio. Her team manages most of the assets internally in passive index strategies and invests the remaining with external active managers. She is a member of the fund’s Risk Allocation Committee, which makes tactical asset allocation decisions. Prior to joining CalSTRS, June was head of public equity for the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association. Her earlier experience includes index and quantitative portfolio management at investment firms and sell-side foreign exchange. June serves on the advisory boards for Girls Who Invest, a non-profit that is dedicated to increasing the number of women in leadership in the asset management industry. She is also the chair of CalSTRS Investments’ Diversity Steering Committee. June received her B.A. in Business Economics from UCLA and is a 2019 Finance Leaders Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

    Maggie Ralbovsky, CFA
    Managing Director, Consultant
    Wilshire Associates

    Working out of the firm's Santa Monica headquarters, Ms. Ralbovsky is a senior consultant with Wilshire. Her clients include public pension, corporate pension, state and local governments, endowments/foundations, and sovereign wealth entities. She is actively involved in Wilshire's diversity initiative and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Research. Wilshire is a UNPRI (Principles of Responsible Investment) signatory. Ms. Ralbovsky joined Wilshire in 2002 and brings more than 20 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Wilshire, Ms. Ralbovsky was a Vice President with Goldman Sachs & Co. She earned an MBA in finance from Cornell University and holds the designation of Charter Financial Analyst. She is a member of the CFA Institute.

    Heather Lord
    SVP, Head of Strategy & Innovation
    Capital Group

    Heather Lord is Global Head of Strategy & Innovation, Senior Vice President, and ESG & Sustainability Co-chair at Capital Group, home of American Funds. She has 17 years of industry experience and has been with Capital Group for six years. Prior to joining Capital, Heather was a senior vice president, strategy & client experience at Charles Schwab. Before that, she worked as a principal at Boston Consulting Group. She holds a PhD in applied statistics and psychology from Yale University and a bachelor's degree in statistics from Cornell University. Heather is based in Los Angeles.


    Vivian Guo
    Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst and Co-Head of Global Macro ESG
    Franklin Templeton


    Vivian Guo is a senior research analyst for Templeton Global Macro and co-head of global macro ESG. Her responsibilities include analyzing global macroeconomic trends in addition to sovereign credit, interest rate and currency developments for the group's various investment strategies. She has experience with a diverse set of emerging markets, having focused on parts of Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. As co-head of global macro ESG, Vivian is responsible for ESG strategy, including the design of an in-house evaluation framework and integration across investment portfolios. Ms. Guo is also a Portfolio Manager of the Templeton Sustainable Emerging Market Bond Fund.

    Vivian holds an MBA from The Wharton School, a MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College. She is also fluent in Chinese and conversational in Arabic.

    Christine Reed
    Analyst, Emerging Market Debt
    Ninety One


    Christine joined Ninety One from Goldman Sachs Asset Management where she was Vice President, Head of Emerging Markets Local Debt, responsible for all emerging markets rates positions taken globally across their EM dedicated strategies and crossover assets. Prior to this, Christine was an Associate at Citigroup on their Latin American Fixed Income and FX trading desk where she was a market maker of fixed income and FX products in countries including Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Dominican Republic. Christine has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and a Secondary Degree in Global Health Policy from Harvard University. Christine is currently a CFA Level II Candidate.


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