Director, Business Operations - OpenGrowth

Priya Nath, an enthusiastic person who believes in gender equity and social impact. Keenly interested in startups and passion includes owning innovative gadgets, networking and psychology.

 With a Master’s in Computer Application, having more than 12 years of diverse industry experience in software development and academics. Currently, pro-active on Social Media with a co-run YouTube channel - PS Lifestyle (previously known as Patna Shots). The main goal of her social media activities is to strengthen the ecosystem of Bihar. It is into brand promotion through various channels like vlog, documentary, social media post creation and publishing, creating engaging Instagram/FB stories and blog writing. Apart from brand promotion, PS Lifestyle also creates videos in support of gender equality and women empowerment. She also run a series called People of Bihar where we highlight the work of inidviduals who are working in Bihar for the betterment and upliftment of Bihar. 

 In addition to running her own venture and working at OpenGrowth Academy. Being part of the leadership team overlooking community operation, product development and strategy creation. OpenGrowth focuses on empowering entrepreneurs. The aim is to learn while working. With the perfect combination of technology, academia, startup experience and interest in social impact, Priya feel that OpenGrowth is the right place to showcase her leadership skills. 

 She also created her own language learning mobile application startup - AlterGyan which has over three million downloads. She has worked in the IT industry as a mobile application developer for 8 years. Have also worked on several mobile domain projects including Android, Blackberry, and iPhone/iPad, with extensive development experience with strong fundamental process knowledge as an Objective C and Java programmer. Priya Nath having industry experience span across multinational companies like Accenture & Harbinger in Pune and Securifi in Hyderabad.

 She also qualified UGC NET, June 2012 for the subject Computer Science and Applications. Have taught students at Mithibai College, Mumbai and Patna Women's College. She has also worked as program coordinator of a training course at the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhuvneshwar (XIMB) and UCER, Allahabad. She periodically conduct film appreciation workshops from the point of view of Gender Equality for Oxfam India. 

 With strong interpersonal and communication skills, she believe having the ability to take initiatives to greater heights .