Sasha Dichter

Sasha is the Director of Business Development at Acumen Fund, a global non-profit that invests in enterprises that serve the poor. In this role, he leads up capital raising globally for Acumen Fund and is responsible for creating an engaged, vibrant, and connected community of Acumen Fund Partners, Advisors and supporters around the world. He is a member of Acumen Fund's leadership team. Sasha is also a successful blogger on storytelling, nonprofits and philanthropy at http://sashadichter.wordpress.com, where he made a splash with his Manifesto for Nonprofit CEOs.

Before Acumen Fund, Sasha worked as Global Manager of Corporate Citizenship at GE Money, expanding financial offerings to underserved communities globally; and as a Senior Program Manager at IBM, spearheading the company’s corporate citizenship strategy and launching a leadership program for school administrators. Sasha began his career as a management consultant for Booz & Company in the telecommunications practice, based in New York and working primarily in Latin America and Europe, and he has also worked with the microfinance group of Bank Rakyat Indonesia and with the venture-backed Navic Networks, recently acquired by Microsoft. Sasha holds a BA from Harvard College, a Masters in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard’s Kennedy School and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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