Traditional corporate cultures are built on non-inclusive norms
“The work culture [in the private equity industry and the venture capital ecosystem in Mexico] is not conducive to women in the workplace as it is male-dominated. Companies don’t just need to find female talent but also they need to find a way to retain them through an appropriate work environment”
Karina Ojeda
General Counsel, Capital Indigo
Founding Member and President, Mujeres Invertiendo
There are few role models and mentors for junior women.
“When I started in private equity, I tended to be one of the few women on the team… I never had any female role models at higher levels. It wasn’t clear what the path for me was to leadership since women were not in it.”
Laura Ximenez
Chief Of Staff - Strategy & Operations, Mendel