Jessica Menon, MPP
CEO & Gender Equality Expert
Leads Equilo’s vision
and technical content development
Jessica is a social inclusion and gender equality specialist with 15 years of experience as a small business owner managing gender analyses and action plans in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, and Central Europe. She is seasoned in integrating gender equality solutions across sectors including clean energy, agriculture, inclusive finance, health, and infrastructure with practice adhering to gender analysis requirements of USAID, MCC, DFID, Sida, UNOPS, and others.
Rachel Elsinga, MBA & MPP
CFO & Business Development
Leads Equilo’s funding strategy and business development
Rachel is a strategy and finance professional with 12 years experience in her previous career in corporate finance advisory and risk management with oversight of teams in Africa, the Middle East, and Central Europe. She is also a successful social impact investor with her two most recent investees including a US-based FinTech/EdTech company providing credit to the unbanked and a Netherlands-based company working on sustainable tiny house solutions.