Heidi Cuppari is a meta-leader in the sustainable financing, impact investing, youth entrepreneurship, and women’s leadership realms. Her prime career directive is socially-responsible corporate growth, from companies and nonprofits to political campaigns.
Her activities in tech, entrepreneurship, art, impact investing and more are designed to bridge traditional financial client support approaches and relationship-based innovations. She activates — and supports maximizing the global impact of — GenZ, Millennials and women investors through strategic collaboration and collective paradigm alignment, and social entrepreneurs of all ages – all towards the end of achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
She is the Founder of her most recent venture, Island17, as well as Dream Tank, Cuppari Mondo Bello Gallery & Piazza D’Arte, and is a council member and an initial co-creator of The Digital Economist which launched in Davos, Switzerland during the World Economic Forum’s 50th Annual Meeting. She’s a member of 100 Women @ Davos, a a community of impact-driven women CEOs, leaders, and changemakers launched in Davos in January 2020 supporting United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UNSDG) 5 Target 5.5 to: “ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership”.
Dream Tank is a social entrepreneurship accelerator and collective impact SDG think tank with youth-centered innovation to unleash their creative genius and collaborate with leaders across sectors to create a more just, equitable, and sustainable world through the power of youth innovation, entrepreneurship and technology.
Island17 is a global metaverse platform driven by a youthful network of global leaders and passionate problem solvers. We’ve created a DAO to gather the brightest young minds across the world to solve the most challenging problems on Earth in the emerging digital metaverse.
Prior to this, while at UBS, her meta-niche was increasing global systems shifts through broadening the scope of investment opportunities and retargeting their financial resources specifically on constructive social change. Additionally, she was the creatrix of the iDE Ambassador Group: a consortium of high net-worth benefactors who invested time, capital, and skill directly into the iDE. While
She has embraced blockchain and cryptocurrency for social impact, helps steward purpose driven investment, art curation, collection and investment, and pipeline development for a carefully curated and vetted set of finance professionals, ventures and families.
To this end, she and her children have started a family legacy Art Gallery and Celebration Space called Cuppari Mondo Bello Piazza d’Arte, starting with her father Pasquale Cuppari‘s art; creating virtual worlds and NFTs to amplify the impact of art on consciousness for social impact.
In her career, volunteerism, devoted motherhood, and relationships, Heidi walks her mission’s talk: manifesting a healed planet and a peaceful world by aligning global social impact with collaborative and collective action.