Abdimalik Yussuf’s experience spans the fields of banking, strategic finance management, and social entrepreneurship. He is currently field officer for the Women Enterprise Fund, where he champions economic empowerment and financial inclusion for rural women. He is founder and managing director of Green Equity Africa, a capital finance service provider with a special focus on promoting sustainable green pastoralism and women’s financial inclusion in Kenya. He also manages a community-owned initiative, Lagdera Youth Force, within the HIV/AIDS movement. Abdimalik holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Mount Kenya University, a diploma in Community Development and Social Work from NEP Technical Training Institute, and a professional certificate in Business Investment Opportunities from Kenya’s Institute of Business Training. Upon completion of the Fellowship, he plans to use his new skills to strengthen the microfinance banking concepts of an Accumulating Savings and Credit Association Revolving Fund that he initiated in Northeastern Kenya.