Ali Hartman joined KKR in 2011 to support the firm’s growing work on ESG issues and stakeholder engagement across its investment portfolio. Over the course of five years, she helped to build the ESG platform to encompass a range of asset classes and focus areas. In 2016, Hartman was named the head of global citizenship for KKR. In this role, she oversees the firm’s approach to strategic philanthropy, community impact, and employee engagement. Previously, Hartman worked at The Coca-Cola Company in the public affairs department, where she oversaw a range of social and environmental issues in North America and Europe. Prior to this role, she studied worker rights at the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Paris and completed fieldwork in child labor issues at the Working Boys Center in Quito, Ecuador. Hartman is involved in a number of philanthropic activities and is also a long-time volunteer with Camp Fatima of New Jersey and a chapter leader for Moms Demand Action.
I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.