Rebecca Mincy - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

Rebecca Mincy

Rebecca Mincy
Position

Portfolio Manager

Company

Acumen

Description

Rebecca joined Acumen in 2012 and is currently the Portfolio Manager for Acumen’s agriculture investments in East Africa. Rebecca briefly left Acumen to be the In-Country Manager for IDEO.org’s Amplify Program, a series of innovation challenges that invests in early-stage solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems.  Prior to 2012, Rebecca worked in the foreign service, for a disaster relief-focused NGO, an emerging market debt hedge fund, and in academia. Rebecca has a MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School, a BA from Stanford in French. She currently serves as a Trustee for UK-based charity TechForTrade, and is co-founder of Catwalk to Freedom, a non-profit that uses fashion to help educate and provide sustainable employment training to South Sudanese refugee girls facing or fleeing early marriage.