Barbara Manfrey Vogelstein
Mrs. Vogelstein is a 1976 graduate of Vassar College, with an Bachelor’s degree in Economics, and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
She has more than 24 years of experience in venture capital and specialized equity investing. From 1991 to 2000, she was a Partner of Apax Partners & Co. Ventures, a leading worldwide venture capital firm, where she was responsible for the firm’s media investments and chaired the firm’s international media investment group. Prior to joining Apax, she was a Partner of Warburg Pincus, one of the world’s largest private equity firms. She was the firm’s first woman venture capital partner, and in 1988, she was selected to found the firm’s London office, its first overseas operation.
Mrs. Vogelstein retired from the venture capital industry at year-end 2000. She now spends her time pursuing various not-for-profit activities, currently serving on the Boards of the Brooklyn Museum, the New York Women’s Foundation and the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women. In 2004, she started a new charity, ShareGift USA, which collects, aggregates and sells odd lots of shares and gives the proceeds to a variety of charities.