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Yasmina Zaidman
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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.

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A Little Older, and Maybe Wiser

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 10:57 AM

Some women dread turning 40, and some insist that it just doesn't matter to them, they're totally over it. Well, I am neither indifferent nor depressed about this birthday. But it means a lot to me.

I can't help it. As a consummate planner and dreamer, I have spent...

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Global Motherhood: Beyond survival -- Could Access to Maternal Care Transform a Woman's Life?

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2012 | 5:28 PM

Childbirth was the moment in my life when I felt the most vulnerable. Physically, emotionally and mentally pushed to my absolute limits. Feeling like everything was at stake, and that despite the support of loved ones and medical professionals, I was alone. It was up to me to stay focused,...

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