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Pay for Success Panel with Debbie Mandelker and Josh Ogburn

Join Social Entrepreneurship @ UVa for a fireside chat about Pay for Success (PFS) with two leaders in the field, Debbie Mandelker and Joshua Ogburn. You will learn about the basics of PFS, details of specific projects across the country, and how you can get involved. PFS is a growing tool to scale proven approaches that measurably improve lives in areas such as education, healthcare, criminal justice, and other important public policy areas. We hope you can join us.

This speaker series event was made possible in part by SE@UVA board member Cheis Garrus.


Debbie Mandelker has served as a Social Impact Bond/PFS Financing Advisor at Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and worked in other capacities in the financial sector. Debbie holds a MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, a Master’s Degree in Early Learning and Cognitive Development from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and an undergraduate degree in education and cognitive development from University of Mary Washington.


Joshua Ogburn is Director of the University of Virginia Pay for Success Lab and serves as Project Director for the RVA Childhood Asthma Collaborative. Josh holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Virginia’s Batten School and a Bachelor of Arts in Public and Urban Affairs from Virginia Tech.

Later Event: April 4
SE@UVA Spring Social