Program Officer, Visa Foundation

As Program Officer for Visa Foundation, Payal is responsible for overseeing an international portfolio of grants designed to support the growth of gender diverse and inclusive businesses, globally. Payal joined Visa in 2015 from the non-profit sector and has led several initiatives with international and civil society institutions to address a range of issues, including the gender financing gap, climate change, and sustainable agriculture, impacting women and under-resourced communities. Payal earned her MA from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and her BA from the University of California, Irvine.