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Patricia Hamzahee FRSA

Patricia Hamzahee FRSA

Advisor, Investor & Philanthropist, Extend Ventures

After some 20 years in banking and finance, Patricia now helps social enterprises attract private capital and advises private capital providers on their responsible investment strategies through her consultancy Integriti Capital. As co-founder of Extend Ventures, she is also working to improve access to funding for diverse business owners. As co-founder of Black Funding Network, she supports intentional giving to small, Black-led non-profit organisations.

She is a Trustee of Ballet Black, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Social Enterprise UK, NFL UK Foundation, Areté Network and International House New York as well as a Director of the Windrush Caribbean Film Festival CIC. She is a member of Women in Social Finance and the Advisory Boards of Money A+E and the Shaw Trust Foundation. She is also co-founder of GiveBLACK which has just published ‘Valuing the Black Philanthropic Pound: Patterns and Motivations for Black Giving in Britain’.

Patricia received a BA in Political Science from the University of California and studied for an MA at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs and East Asian Institute.