Dia Martin

Managing Director

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

United States

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Ms. Dia Martin, CFA is a Managing Director on the Social Enterprise Finance team at the DFC where she originates debt financings across multiple emerging markets.  She also leads the Portfolio for Impact & Innovation program, which is focused on financing scalable, earlier stage projects that are highly developmental.  Through this program, DFC has provided over $500 million in financing to over 80 innovative businesses and funds that are committed to having a positive social impact. 

Prior to her current position, Ms. Martin was in Germany for three years for Finance in Motion GmbH and was a recipient of the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship in 2007-2008 with a focus on development finance.  Ms. Martin has also held positions with Citigroup’s Public Finance department, Moody’s Investors Service and J.P. Morgan.

Ms. Martin is a member of Kaufman Fellows, Class 24.  She has a MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and a MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  She received her B.S. in Finance from Hampton University.

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U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

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Thursday, 22 February 2024

13:20 - 14:20

A Model for Transforming Investment in Disability Inclusion

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