Join us for a discussion with Shivani Siroya led by Samantha McBirney. This event is presented in conjunction with the RAND International Research & Analysis brownbag series.
Shivani Siroya is the founder and CEO of Tala, the leading financial technology company on a mission to build a financial system that works for everyone. Tala instantly underwrites and delivers credit to customers who have little or no formal borrowing history, and has disbursed over $1B to more than 4 million customers across East Africa, the Philippines, Mexico, and India who use Tala loans to start and expand small businesses, and build more stable financial lives.
Samantha McBirney is an engineer at RAND with a background in biomedical applications, emerging technologies, and laser physics. At RAND, her work has focused on medical readiness, medical logistics, military technology, Army acquisitions, and drug policy, with interests far beyond these topics.