Priyank Hirani

Priyank Hirani

Program Lead, Capacity Accelerator Network

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As the Program Manager for the Capacity Accelerator Network, Priyank strategizes and implements initiatives to democratize data skills and enable social impact organizations to be data-driven. His interests lie in understanding the AI for Social Good, Data for Development, and Emerging Technologies landscape to bring the benefits of technology from the private sector to civil society organizations & governments. He brings diverse experiences across continents from the fields of water, health, energy, space science, technology and climate change to this role.

Most recently, Priyank consulted with The Rockefeller Foundation’s Asia Regional Office on aspects of Data, Technology and Innovation.  He was nominated to attend the first United Nations Youth Climate Summit in New York. Priyank received his BEng in Electronics from BITS Pilani in India, MSc in Circuit Design from Imperial College London, and has worked with the University College London’s space research program.