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Bahiyah Robinson

Bahiyah Robinson

CEO & Founder, VC Include and Include Ventures
United States
Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson is a recognized thought leader and entrepreneur in the asset management space focused around JEDI + Gender, impact, and sustainability. She's spent over 15 years in philanthropy, impact investing, and building new platforms to drive deeper gender, global impact, and diverse representation in capital markets.' ' With a passion for building new pathways to drive alpha in the alternative asset management industry, she launched VC Include (VCI) in 2018 to build infrastructure to drive sustainability and integrity around environmental and social governance, with equity and inclusion embedded in the model. VCI has gone on to support firms with $4B of targeted AUM, led by women and diverse asset managers building institutional grade asset management firms to generate outsized returns. Their best-in-class training and education fellowship has graduated 22 PE + VC firms since 2021 who have raised North of $320M and counting. VCI's Climate Justice Initiative is the first of its kind to provide working capital to BIPOC-led fund managers in the U.S. and Europe. Bahiyah is a Bloomberg New Voices Fellow whose firms have been featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Responsible Investor Magazine, Institutional Investor Magazine, Crunchbase, Bloomberg, Yahoo News, CNN, Forbes, among others.