2017 Women in Leadership Speaker: Priyanka Sinha ’00
Priyanka is a reformer and changemaker with 15 years' experience at the frontier of public innovation across Africa, South America, South Asia, and the Middle East. She is founder and CEO of Xitiway, guiding city leaders to design more intelligent and high performing cities.
Priyanka spoke on Monday, November 20, 2017.
Priyanka is a reformer and changemaker who has spent 15 years at the frontier of public innovation across Africa, South America, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. She has unique and strong multi-stakeholder experience accelerating enterprises, shaping policy, leading multi-party negotiations, and shaping strategy for heads of state, senior leaders of government, multilateral organizations, private companies, NGOs, and foundations.
Priyanka has dedicated her career to a wide range of issues from food security, health, education, access to finance, fintech, unemployment, skills development, and entrepreneurship development.
Her most recent client work has been in emerging markets, where she focused on competitive industries, economic diversification, and SME development. Prior to launching her own company, Xitiway, Priyanka worked for The World Bank Group in Washington DC. As the founder and CEO of Xitiway, she is guiding city leaders to design more intelligent and high performing cities.
Priyanka holds an undergraduate degree in information technology and informatics from Rutgers University and a graduate degree in public policy from Harvard University. She lives in Washington D.C.