"Marci Spector is one of the young people who made the jump [from hedge fund to nonprofit].
Spector, now 34, learned how to evaluate the health of companies and their leadership teams while working as a healthcare analyst at hedge fund firm Perry Capital from 2004 to 2006.
She left to get a master's degree from the Harvard School of Public Health and joined New Profit in 2008, a non-profit. The Boston-based group works like a venture capital firm for other non-profits--like Teach for America and charter school group KIPP--by investing in them and helping them scale."
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