Chaitali Patel is a Global Director and head of 100 Women Impact Collective (100WIC), an Impact Initiative of 100 Women in Finance. 100WIC is a collaborative platform that advances women in the finance industry by creating awareness, builds partnerships to provide business and STEM education, and serves as a connector between the industry and career-ready young women. Chaitali started her 15-year banking career at JP Morgan, followed by HSBC, making stops as a Private Banker and Director at PNC and Zions Bancorporation, respectively, before spending 2 years as the Chief External Affairs Officer at Blue Star Families, now at 100 Women in Finance.
Chaitali holds a BBA in Finance from University of North Texas, an executive certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University and an MBA from the University of Utah’s Eccles School of Business.
As an impact investing entrepreneur actively engaged in the academic community, she speaks and shares knowledge on the topics of social impact investing, ESG metrics and impact measurement best practices. She serves on the boards of social impact organizations (UK based Maanch) working to advance STEM and women’s education (STEM for Her). A proud member of the military family community, she serves as an advisory board member at a number of military family service organizations. She is based in the Washington DC area.