Priya Thachadi

Priya Thachadi is a gender equality advocate, investor and entrepreneur. She is the co-founder and CEO of Villgro Philippines, an early stage impact incubator that funds, mentors and nurtures social entrepreneurs. She also co-founded Unlock Impact, a social impact venture focused on scaling inclusive solutions that address gender and climate action across South and Southeast Asia. Priya is the Co-Chair of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) – East and Southeast Asia Chapter. She is the host of the podcast Talk Impact, a show for and about leaders at the frontlines of social change in Asia. She co-founded the Nüshu Network, a platform for women entrepreneurs in Asia to unlock capital. In 2020, she was recognized as a Youth Gender Champion by the UN Women WEPs Awards for Asia Pacific.