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Aïssatou Diagne

Aïssatou is part of the Portfolio team at Acumen, a global impact investing firm. At Acumen, she supports the energy portfolio comprised of over 20 companies across East and West Africa, India, and Pakistan.
Prior to Acumen, Aïssatou worked at Dalberg Global Development Advisors as a Strategy Consultant based in Dakar, Senegal. At Dalberg, Aïssatou provided advisory support to international organizations and government entities on issues ranging from job creation for the youth to city-wide energy efficiency initiatives. Aïssatou cofounded Tamaji Group, an investment fund with the mission to create and capture value for informal sector operators in West Africa. She was also a MIT Climate CoLab Fellow for two years and is passionate about waste management and energy access.
Aïssatou holds a Bachelor's degree with honors in International Relations from Tufts University.

Panel: Lighting Up the World: Scaling Innovative Energy Access Solutions