Amina is the Co-Founder of Bartaile, a modern line of functional bags and travel accessories. Amina grew up in Abu Dhabi before attending McGill University where she studied Finance and started an events promotion business. Always seeking opportunity, she moved to China where she spent 6 years investing in hotels, developing China’s first lifestyle hotel brand, and running Wokai, a non-profit microfinance organization. Since 2013, Amina has been a member of the investments team at Lionstone, a research-driven real estate private equity firm. Amina brings strong entrepreneurial insights into managing growth, working across the value chain and geographies, and developing new brands. Amina speaks English, French, Mandarin, Spanish and Arabic and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.