On Friday, November 7th, Edgehill Endowment Partners Managing Partner, Nina Scherago,  moderated the final Keynote Panel Discussion of the 2014 Women’s Alternative Investment Summit at The Pierre in New York City.

Featured speakers included Kristi Craig, Director of Private Markets for Georgetown University Investment Office; Melanie Davis, Managing Director and Head of Alternative Investments, Equity & External Mandates, AIG Investments; Janet Yang Devinney, Investment Associate Director, Kamehameha Schools Endowment; and Jane Dietze, Managing Director, Brown University Investment Office.

Panelists concluded the two-day conference with a discussion about life as a limited partner in the alternative investment space, and the latest strategies, deciphering ever-changing rules and regulations, and identifying opportunities were all on the table.

The annual Women’s Alternative Investment Summit is unique in its commitment to helping women build networks and to promoting the advancement of women in private equity, venture capital, and alternative investing in general. In addition, the event strives to advance mentorship among women coming up the ranks, and help them advance to the next level of power in the finance industry.

The conference is a high-level, content-rich, event for women in private equity, venture capital hedge funds, real estate, and infrastructure investing: GPs, LPs, and the professionals who advise them.