Vanessa Bartram, Founder

Vanessa Bartram, Founder

Vanessa founded WorkSquare in 2008 with the mission of empowering South Florida workers to tread their path to financial prosperity, and continues to serve as Chair and Co-Owner. She is also the Founder and Managing Partner of ZORA, a Tel Aviv-based impact investment fund that backs exceptional Israeli tech companies tackling our planet's largest challenges in hunger, health, climate change and the environment. ZORA's hands-on approach and global networks give Israel's best entrepreneurs the support and resources they need to bring their life-changing innovations to the world.

Vanessa began her career in investment banking in Mexico City, while consulting pro bono with the InterAmerican Development Bank and Ashoka. She is also the Founding Board Member of LAVAN, a network of impact investors inspired by Jewish learning in their pursuit of social and environmental change. Vanessa holds an MBA from Harvard, a BA from Princeton University, and is a Heritage Fellow with the Wexner Foundation.