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Jocelyn Cortez Young

Jocelyn Cortez Young

Managing Partner & Founder, Minerva Capital Group

ESG Leader & Board Director with twenty-five years of professional experience and significant executive leadership accomplishments in international business and philanthropy. Strong diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals.
Applies qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for progress to strategic corporate and ESG efforts. Board experience includes Audit & Finance Committee and ESG Committee. Corporate board member for many sponsor-backed or privately held companies in both performing and turnaround situations. Founder of Minerva Capital Group in 2009 a direct investment platform with an ESG lens that help families express their values and social impact in their investment mandates.
As part of the first Hispanic Business Leaders’ Forum at the White House, Mrs. Jocelyn Cortez-Young was recognized as a seasoned leader and pioneer in impact investing. She gives lectures at such institutions as MIT Sloan School of Business, Kellogg School of Business, and Merrill Lynch. She frequently appears on CNN (in English and Spanish) and has contributed to publications throughout Latin America.


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