Milena Ristovska

Manager, Research and Prospect Segmentation

As the Manager of Research and Prospect Segmentation on the resource development team, Milena Ristovska develops and supports approaches to prospect research, enabling Accion’s work by supporting engagement with high-profile individual and institutional partners aligned with our mission.

Prior to joining Accion, Milena led donor and prospect research on individual, corporate, and foundational partners for CIVIC – Center for Civilians in Conflict, Share Our Strength, and Stand Together. She has also worked as a consultant at the World Bank and the International Financial Corporation.

Milena holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics, a master’s degree in Economic Development & International Finance, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Ss Cyril & Methodius University. She also holds a master’s degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University, where she attended Ph.D. studies in Knowledge Management. Finally, Milena is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and a Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE).

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