Molly Alexander
Acumen Fund

Molly Alexander has worked at Acumen Fund since September 2004. In her current role as Business Development Manager, Molly works to build and engage with our growing community of individual Partners. Molly Alexander has worked at Acumen Fund since September 2004. She has extensive experience living and working overseas, and prior to moving to New York managed a small business in Sydney, Australia creating market-based distribution channels for cottage industry products from remote areas of Tasmania. Molly holds a Bachelor of Asian Studies Degree with a double major in international relations and Korean studies from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney. One of five national recipients of a prestigious UNSW Business School scholarship, Molly completed her degree while living in Seoul, South Korea, where she also taught English as a Second Language.

Articles by Molly Alexander

  • Molly Alexander

    PVRI: Scaling a Non-Profit Model for Eye Care

    We traveled to Parvatipuram in Andhra Pradesh to witness the outreach camps and meet communities impacted by investee, Pushpagiri Vitreo Retina Institute (PVRI) first hand. Founded in 2004, PVRI’s combined business model allows for treatment fee-paying patients in addition to serving ’Below the Poverty Line’ patients.

  • Molly Alexander

    Sankalp 2011: Moving From Questions of ’How?’ To Examples of ’How To’

    At India’s premiere forum for social businesses, I was encouraged to hear a familiar set of core challenges from both entrepreneurs and the investors. But, I also found myself feeling frustrated. We know which changes need to occur to spur continued growth in the sector, and yet we’ve still not figured out how to go about making them happen.

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