Our Mentors

Debbie McCoy

Debbie McCoy is a Managing Director at BlackRock, where she leads Sustainable Investing for the Systematic Active Equities team. The team manages $100 billion and derives investment insights by creating proprietary research that uses economic intuition and data analytics tools such as machine learning and natural language processing to assess the utility of both traditional and unstructured information. Previously Debbie worked for Stanford University at the endowment, conceiving and co-teaching an MBA finance elective course, and serving as a Director of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies during its launch. Debbie began her business career at Bain & Company in San Francisco and Johannesburg, followed by Citigroup, in New Delhi and New York. She has conducted detailed project work in Dubai, Thailand, and Vietnam. Debbie received a BA, summa cum laude, from Howard University and MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Toigo Fellow. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, on the Advisory Council of Medic Mobile, and a member of the board of directors of TechnoServe. Debbie also served as a White House Fellow.