Ms. Barbara Clarke is a Co-Founder and serves as President at The Impact Seat. Ms. Clarke is an Angel Investor. She serves as Advisor at Blendoor. She serves as the Founding Member of Astia. She serves as Board Member at Portfolia. She also served as Board member of Cocomama. Previously she was the Senior Manager of KPMG. Barbara has been investing in emerging technologies, including medical devices, for almost a decade. To date, Barbara has invested in more than 60 companies and 12 funds in North America and Europe. She has been creating opportunities for under-represented entrepreneurs by investing in companies that are either led by women of color or have women on their funding teams - even before it became fashionable to do so. As a key member of the investment community, she also advises entrepreneurs and innovators on launching companies, accessing capital, and leveraging the international network of investors.