Third Annual Investcorp Lecture in
International Finance and Business
October 19, 2005
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 1501 IAB
Dean Lisa Anderson cordially invites you to attend the
Third Annual Investcorp Lecture in International Finance and Business: “Taming
the Wild East: Private Equity and Entrepreneurship in Russia ”
To be given by Patricia M.Cloherty,’68, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Delta Private Equity Partners, LLC, Columbia University Trustee.
Reception to follow, including light luncheon fare.
RSVP online by October 17 using event title: INVESTCORP
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/sipa/alum/register/ or call
Patricia M. Cloherty is a former Co-Chairman, President and General Partner of Apax Partners, Inc. (formerly Patricof & Co. Ventures, Inc.), an international private venture capital company that she joined in 1979 and that has $8 billion under management. She is a past President and Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association in the United States . In 1991, President George H. W. Bush appointed her to chair the Investment Advisory Council, charged with revamping the Small Business Investment Company program of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She also was pointed to the SBIC Reinvention Council formed under the Clinton Administration to advise further on the SBIC program. From 1977 to 1978, Ms. Cloherty was Deputy Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, appointed by President Carter. In 1981, Ms. Cloherty also was the founding President of the Committee of 200, a prestigious organization of the country’s leading women entrepreneurs and corporate executives. She was a judge of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for several years.
Ms. Cloherty holds various directorships, among them Lexicon Genetics, Inc. and Tessera, Inc. She is a Trustee of International House, Teachers College of Columbia University, the EastWest Institute, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and is a member of the Rockefeller University Council and the Council on Foreign Relations. She was appointed Chairman of the U.S. Russia Investment Fund in 1995 by President Clinton.
She holds a BA from San Francisco College for Women and an MA and MIA from Columbia University.