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Jennifer Linares, Alakshi Tomar, Leah Gwatimba, Trina Roy, Luis Marquez

Equity Lens Toolkit for Venture Capital Investors

Equity Lens Toolkit for Venture Capital Investors
Jennifer Linares
Jennifer Linares

Jennifer is a Project Lead at Value for Women and brings over six years of experience in international development. Her expertise lies in spearheading initiatives focused on women’s economic empowerment, financial inclusion, and digital literacy across diverse regions including Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Alakshi Tomar
Alakshi Tomar

Alakshi brings to Value for Women 12 years of experience in developing and implementing sustainable solutions, with a specific focus on women's empowerment. Alakshi has established organizations focused on menstrual health and entrepreneurship, investing in innovative, impactful solutions.

Leah Gwatimba
Leah Gwatimba

Leah plays a crucial role in supporting the execution of specific projects within practice areas at VfW including aiding in project management, cultivating client relationships, coordinating internally, planning work, and managing project systems and processes. With a deep commitment to fostering gender equality and inclusivity, Leah is a gender specialist with a diverse background in research, international development, human rights, financial inclusion, and energy.

Trina Roy
Trina Roy

Trina drives project delivery and planning for various projects related to applied research and technical assistance for investors and enterprises, at Value for Women. Trina brings almost a decade of rich experience in gender inclusion and public policy. Prior to joining Value For Women, she worked in advisory services at Intellecap Advisory Services and PRS Legislative Research.

Luis Marquez
Luis Marquez

Luis leads Value for Women's advisory services, strategy and a global team of consultants and advisors. Prior to his work at Value for Women, Luis led research on unpaid care work and time-use data for the United Nations Foundation. From Mexico, Luis has worked extensively in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Southeast Asia. He holds a BSc degree in Business Administration from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and a Master's degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, USA.