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Jessica Espinoza is Vice President at DEG, the German Development Finance Institution (KfW Group) and the Chair of the 2X Challenge, a global initiative that has mobilised over $4.5 billion of gender lens investments since its launch at the G7 Summit in 2018.
Jessica has extensive experience sourcing, structuring and executing debt, mezzanine and equity deals in emerging markets with a strong focus on social impact. She serves on the Board of Directors of AlphaMundi Foundation and of the Mexican financial institution Mega as well as on the Advisory Board of several private equity funds.
She is the Founder of the edtech venture Xoco, empowering adolescent girls in the Global South to leapfrog to digital jobs of the future. As a mentor for Endeavor, she supports high impact companies as they scale up.
Jessica is a PhD candidate at University of Siegen, researching the transformative potential of gender lens investing.
Prior to joining DEG, Jessica was a Member of the Management Board at ProCredit Bank Nicaragua and part of the Group Funding team at ProCredit Holding. She managed the Africa Regional Office of MicroFinance Transparency in Ghana and led a flagship program to promote responsible finance across Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
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