In the first installment of Fairview’s video series, Co-Founder and Managing Partner Larry Morse interviews Roy Swan, Director of Mission Investments at the Ford Foundation. The Ford Foundation has been active in supporting diversity efforts in private equity and venture capital, including deploying capital from its endowment with diverse managers as part of a $1 billion commitment to million-related investments. In this interview, Roy shares insights into the Ford Foundation’s approach, his views on diversity in the industry, advice for other foundations and diverse managers, and reflections on his career.

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