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A Noah’s Ark of Ambitious Women
The Girlboss Rally is back for a fourth time, this time bigger and better than ever before. We’ve got a full day of programming ahead for both Saturday and Sunday. Please keep in mind that there may still be a few changes. Have a question? Email us at rally@girlboss.com
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Shivani Siroya

Tala
Founder and CEO
Shivani Siroya is the founder and CEO of Tala, the leading mobile technology and data science company committed to financial inclusion globally. More than 1.8 million people have borrowed through Tala’s smartphone app, which provides instant credit to underserved customers in East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. Tala has raised more than $105 million from leading venture and impact investors including Revolution, IVP, Ribbit Capital, Data Collective, and Lowercase Capital. In 2018, Forbes named Tala as one of the top 50 FinTech companies in the world, and Tala's work has been highlighted by the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, TED, and TechCrunch, among others. Tala is headquartered in Santa Monica with additional offices in Nairobi, Manila, Dar Es Salaam, Mexico City, Mumbai, and Bangalore.


Prior to founding Tala, Shivani held a variety of positions in global health, microfinance, and investment banking, including with the United Nations Population Fund, Health Net, Citigroup and UBS. Shivani is an Aspen Institute Finance Leader Fellow, a WEF Young Global Leader, Senior TED Fellow and Ashoka Fellow. She is also on the board of Stellar.org. She holds a M.P.H from Columbia University and a B.A. from Wesleyan University.