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Zaidman, Yasmina

Yasmina Zaidman is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Acumen, where she leads engagement with strategic corporate partners that share Acumen's commitment to supporting entrepreneurial approaches to tackling poverty. She was the lead architect for a $5 million partnership launched in 2015 with Unilever to enhance livelihoods for smallholder farmers. She is a regular speaker and convener on ways that corporations can partner with social enterprises to pursue their sustainable and inclusive business goals. She has worked in the arenas of international development, corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship for the past 20 years.

Posts by Zaidman, Yasmina

  • What Happens When Corporations and Social Enterprises Join Forces (10.19.16 )

    By Yasmina Zaidman, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Acumen Corporations are realizing that their own sustainability, growth and license to operate in new markets all require them to experiment with daring business models that are built on collaboration with various stakeholders, including global social enterprises. Beyond Dialogue: Building Sustainable and Inclusive Business Models in Partnership with […]

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