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Marlene Garayzar

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Marlene Garayzar

Co-Founder and Chief Governance Officer, Stori
Marlene Garayzar

Several things can be said about her: she graduated in International Relations from ITESM-CCM and Sciences Po Paris; that she has an MBA from ITAM; and that she has more than 17 years of experience in the Mexican financial sector, 6 of which she focused on international finance, mainly in the areas of operations, customer service, compliance, risk and collection. But the breaking moment came when in 2018, with a group of enthusiastic entrepreneurs, she consolidated the Stori project, a new system that aims to use technology to serve people and activate financial inclusion. As co-founder and Chief Regulatory and Governance Officer of Stori, this year she became the newest Mexican unicorn, the first one founded by a woman. An initiative like Marlene's reconfigures the financial and credit landscape and integrates people who, for years, have been on the margins of this system