She manages a diverse portfolio of investments ranging from financial inclusion, to agriculture and education.
She holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Studies from Wake Forest University, and an M. Sonali came to Kiva in 2011, with 8 years of product management experience.
Prior to Kiva, Premal worked at Pay Pal for 6 years as Principal Product Manager during the company’s early years.
He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and to FORTUNE magazine’s ‘Top 40 under 40’ list for his work as a social entrepreneur and co-founder of Kiva. Chelsa was part of the original founding team of 4 who conceptualized the Kiva platform and helped launch it publicly in 2005.
He oversees the negotiation of agreements with Kiva's microfinance Field Partners, corporate supporters and donors, manages the organization's regulatory compliance across multiple jurisdictions, and advises the Board of Directors on governance matters. Austin holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard College, where he studied economic development issues, and a J. She works to develop unique partnerships with corporations and foundations to engage consumers and employees in lending on Kiva.
Austin came to Kiva with more than 10 years of legal experience working with global technology companies. Lisa joined Kiva in 2010, and has more than 20 years of fundraising experience working for national and international nonprofits.