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Ruth Gao

Ruth Gao

Associate General Counsel

Ruth Gao is the Associate General Counsel of Calvert Impact Capital. Ruth works on an array of Calvert Impact Capital’s legal affairs, including investments, corporate governance, the Community Investment Note, and compliance

Before joining Calvert Impact Capital:
Prior to joining Calvert Impact Capital, Ruth was an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP, in New York and Hong Kong, where she represented U.S. and international private equity firms in fund raising, formation, investment and compliance matters and other transactions. During her time at Ropes & Gray, Ruth also maintained an active pro bono practice serving various not-for-profit organizations, including advising on incorporation, governance, regulatory and contract matters and facilitating workshops for small business owners. She recently completed a fellowship with the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship at NYU. Ruth received her JD from NYU School of Law and BBA from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

Outside of work, Ruth enjoys:
Exploring city streets, learning about new cultures and cuisines, connecting with others, and exercising her creative side through art and music. Ruth also loves talking about impact investing.

Ruth's favorite travel destinations are:

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Western/Rural Japan (e.g., Gifu, Kanazawa)
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina

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