We are very pleased to introduce you to GWI’s newest board member, Vonda Brunsting. Vonda is a GWI fellow and a resident of Beacon, NY. She also brings incredible insight and experience to the Good Work Institute, especially as we deepen our work addressing climate and ecology in the context of a broken economic system that continues to damage both.
Currently, she works with the Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Center for Public Leadership of the Harvard Kennedy School. In partnership with the Grantham Institute at LSE, she is launching a
project on Investing in the Just Transition, which aims to build a clean energy economy that works for communities and working people.
Previously, she was director of the Capital Stewardship Program Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Vonda served as a trustee on the SEIU Master Trust Pension Plan and on the board of the Council of Institutional Investors.
Prior to joining SEIU‚ Vonda co-founded two community organizations devoted to leadership development and community change and worked on community finance initiatives at the University of New Hampshire and the
Harvard Business School. She currently serves on the SRI and Investment Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Common Endowment Fund.
She received her B.A. from Calvin College and holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.