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Isabel Rodriguez Garcia

UChicago Obama Scholars 2021-2022

Role

Co-Founder & CEO, Axo

Location

MEXICO

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Biography

Isabel Rodriguez Garcia is the co-founder and CEO of Axo, a regenerative marketplace that helps climate-conscious farmers connect directly with food companies and other buyers. Isabel works to promote regenerative agriculture as a solution to social justice in the sector, as well as a means to grow more nutrient-dense food and fight climate change. She also founded an educational recycling program in Mexico City, enabling households to sort and recycle their garbage.

Isabel is pursuing her master’s degree at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She represented Chicago Booth in the 10th annual Turner MIINT competition and won second place, helping a disruptive residential heating startup earn a $25,000 investment, allowing them to further impact the sector with an affordable climate-friendly solution.