2018-19 Fellows

center for equity gender and leadership fellow tracy gray

Tracy Gray

Tracy Gray is EGAL’s 1st Social Impact Fellow. Ms. Gray is the Founder & Managing Partner of The 22 Fund, an impact, growth equity capital firm with a job creation mission and investment strategy to increase the export capacity of Southern California manufacturing companies, targeting women- and minority-owned businesses. She is also an Executive in Residence at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and chairs LACI’s Diversity in Entrepreneurship Advisory Council. In addition, Ms. Gray is the founder of the non-profit We Are Enough (WAE). WAE’s only mission is to educate ALL women on how and why to invest in women-owned, for-profit businesses or with a “gender lens.” Ms. Gray was named one of the 50 “Women of Influence” in business in Los Angeles, a LA Business Journal Women’s Council & Award nominee and is featured in the recently released book “200 Hundred Women: Who Will Change the Way You See the World” and the Robb Report article “Tracy Gray Invests in Women.”

 

Ms. Gray was formerly Senior Advisor to the LA Mayor, an investment professional at a venture capital fund and a systems engineer on the Space Shuttle program. Ms. Gray holds a B.S. in Mathematical Science with an aeronautics emphasis from the UC Santa Barbara and dual MBAs from Columbia University and UC, Berkeley.