Yasmina Zaidman is the Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships at Acumen Fund, a global non-profit venture fund working to change the way the world tackles poverty by investing in enterprises, leaders and ideas. She is responsible for Acumen Fund’s external communications and leads Acumen Fund’s efforts to engage with strategic partners who share Acumen Fund’s commitment to supporting entrepreneurial approaches to tackling poverty. She initiated and managed the Water Portfolio at Acumen Fund, and has worked in the arenas of international development, corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship for the past 16 years. She received a BA from Vassar College and her MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business with a certificate in Public Management.