Dara Kagan is from Croton-on-Hudson, NY, and a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, MA. She graduated with a B.A. in Government with a minor in the Study of Women and Gender. Prior to coming to Stern, she worked for Plum Alley Investments, a group of women investors providing Series-A capital to female entrepreneurs. She is spending her summer at International Planned Parenthood Federation working on impact investing, social entrepreneurship, and business development, and hopes to work in innovative finance in the reproductive healthcare space after graduation.