Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson

VC Include

About Her Business & Career: Bahiya Yasmeen Robinson is the founder and CEO of VC Include, a venture capital firm dedicated to investing in female and diverse founders to drive racial and social justice forward at a systemic level. Robinson has founded a firm that is working from the top down to support diverse emerging managers around the globe—not only through who they invest in but also by who is doing the investing. The VC Include team is made up of a diverse group that is rising to meet the discrepancy between diverse and female asset managers and the venture capital world.

Why She Made the Worthy 100: Robinson has committed herself to investing in deserving founders who for too long have been underrepresented. The founding of VC Include is representative of the fight against systemic injustice that is so necessary to building a more just and equitable society. Her work through VC Include demonstrates the practical steps needed for a top-down approach to generating a more diverse and inclusive industry. By building a team of diverse and female asset managers, Robinson has built an ecosystem that maintains focus on the company mission and maintains intrinsic longevity and impact. 

Industry: Venture Capital

Year Founded: 2018

Headquarters: New York, N.Y.

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