Episode 7 - Betsy Urtecho Jimenez

Episode 7 July 09, 2021 00:23:20
Episode 7 - Betsy Urtecho Jimenez
Relativity: The Podcast for Women in Family Business
Episode 7 - Betsy Urtecho Jimenez
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Show Notes

In our seventh and final episode of Season 1, we sit down with Besty Urtecho Jimenez, who is part of the third generation of a family business in education.
Betsy's grandparents built a school named the Kingdom of Heaven after the scripture text “Let the little children come to Me; for of such is the kingdom of Heaven.”  Since she was a child working in different roles, she has been involved within the company and has experienced management succession; the succession process exposed complex family dynamics and individual relationships.

Nevertheless, she thinks the company is her family’s legacy; that was her motivation to hold two bachelors, one in education and one in business. While she wanted to be more involved in the family business, she realized it was not yet her time and decided to step outside the schools to get more experience. Since then, she has worked in international companies performing business development management roles, participated in several Startup competitions, and continued to help the family business as an advisor.


Tune into an episode that shares Betsy's unique perspective and experiences of navigating her role as a third generational family member of a successful Peruvian family business, and how she is supporting her family by focusing on her passions and skillsets as an advisor. 

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