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To Loan Officer Olivier Ramírez, Coffee is Everything

Posted by Lauren Baum  |  May 5, 2016 10:48:09 AM

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Olivier Ramírez, second from right, with members of Root Captial client Manos Campesinas, a 1,100-member coffee cooperative in Guatemala

Ask someone what coffee means to them, and you might get an answer that references their morning routine, or the bean's ability to help them power through a nine-to-five workday.

But ask Root Capital Senior Loan Officer Olivier Ramírez the same question, and his answer will likely blow you away:

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Topics: Central America, 15 Voices Blog Series, Staff Profiles

How Root Capital's David Lozano is Redefining ‘Machismo’ in Mexico

Posted by Lauren Baum  |  Jul 2, 2015 12:22:00 PM

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Half the Sky. Gender-lens investing. HeforShe. Lean In.

Over the last several years, women’s economic empowerment has become a prevalent theme among journalists, international development practitioners, investors, and global companies alike.

While mainstream interest in these issues has only recently piqued, Chiapas-based David Lozano, Root Capital’s Financial Advisory Services Coordinator for Mexico, has spent the last 20 years exploring gender inequality and its impact on individuals, families, and communities throughout the country.

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Topics: Mexico, Women in Agriculture, 15 Voices Blog Series, Advisory Services, Staff Profiles