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noun, Sanskrit

"Skillful means" or "method," referring to any activity, skill, experience, or practice that helps someone toward the realization of a goal

Our Values

 
 

Tenacity

We do not give up because things are hard.

            

Risk Taking

We are not afraid to take the road less traveled

Respect

We trust all members of our community as equals in all interactions.
 

Community

We build authentic relationships.

 

 

Ownership

We each take responsibility for driving Upaya’s success.

 

Meet Our Team

 
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KATE COCHRAN
Chief Executive Officer,
Board Member

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SACHI SHENOY
Chief Innovation Officer &
Co-Founder, Board Member

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SREEJITH NEDUMPULLY
Portfolio Director, India

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ANURADHA JAYARAMAN
Manager, Accelerator Program

 

 

 

VINAY KUMAR
Impact Investing Intern

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AMIT CHOUDHARY
Associate, Financial Management

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HEATHER SOEHN
Marketing & Communications Manager

 

 

SUE CHAPPELL
Finance & Compliance Specialist

 

Board of Directors


Advisors


Collaborators & Supporters

Upaya is proud to have been selected for membership by the following organizations

Upaya is honored by the opportunity to work with faculty and students from these prestigious institutions

Upaya is deeply grateful to those institutions and individuals who make our work possible

 
 

Upaya has been grateful to collaborate with these organizations to ensure our partners can meet their growth capital needs.

 
 

Pro Bono & In-Kind Support