Whether you have been working on the topic of gender investing deeply for years or you are new to the idea. Whether you are an investor, entrepreneur, development finance institution or corporate – take a listen to Jessica Espinoza Trujano.
Jessica has a decade of experience in banking, with a particular focus on emerging and frontier markets. Now she part of the German international development investment team at DEG, she is studying for her PhD in gender lens investing, and she is also the Chair for the 2x Challenge.
During our conversation, Jessica lays out the case for investing with an eye on gender, why it pays and how to do it. Jessica shared her advice on how take embed a gender lens throughout your organisations – whether women on boards, female leaders, promotion of women through the business, gender pay gap and beyond.
Jessica shines a light on how to get internal buy-in and lasting impact, before sharing the new announcement from the 2x Challenge – they are launching a new industry body and everyone is welcome.
There is an increasing body of evidence, toolkits and data, take a look at the links below to access them for yourself: