Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson

Nyc

Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson

Nyc

ROBINSON (+) CONSULTING IS A HOLISTIC COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING AND PR

STRATEGY FIRM WORKING IN MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, INVESTMENT, INNOVATIVE STARTUPS AND THE ARTS.

Location: US + AFRICA

Bio : Bahiyah is a serial entrepreneur that has worked in the international development and entrepreneurship for 20 years - starting her first business importing textiles from Tanzania to the U.S in 1995. She has held positions at several top NGOs including the Council on Foreign Relations, and served as a consultant to Ashoka’s digital platform, Changemakers, supporting thousands of entrepreneurs globally with clients such as Exxon Mobil, The Ebay Foundation, Omidyar Network, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Her passion lies in facilitating innovative solutions and resources for entrepreneurs and innovators that are creating meaningful products and initiatives. She has worked extensively with entrepreneurs in the U.S. as well as East and West Africa.

Bahiyah is currently Senior Advisor to Appfrica, an organization dedicated to strengthening investment ties within the technology and business communities in East and West Africa, and co-founder of Ebola Deeply (www.eboladeeply.org), a media platform dedicated to fair and balanced coverage of the Ebola global health crisis. She is the Co-Chair of the Capacity Development Working Group at the Aspen Institute Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), Advisor to travel startup Tastemakers Africa (www.tastemakersafrica.com), Advisor to WE Can Lead (www.we-canlead.org), and on the Advisory committee for Global Citizen's Live Below the Line campaign. Bahiyah has designed and managed events in the U.S. (NYC/LA), Brazil, Uganda, Kenya, and Nigeria, and has spoken about supporting technology and entrepreneurship in Berlin, Kampala, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, New York City, Atlanta and Lugano, Switzerland. She's currently based in New York City.

  • Work
    • Appfrica