Advisory Committee

Seema Patel

Sr. Director, Social Impact Team at Visa

Seema Patel is a Sr. Director with Visa’s Social Impact team.  Her background includes roles at the intersection of financial services, technology, and impact.  In 2019, she led Visa’s first ever Visa Everywhere Initiative Social Impact Challenge, aimed at shining the light on women entrepreneurs driving social impact. She has spoken on multiple panels at the United Nation’s G20 Global Partnerships for Financial Inclusion and she was previously named as one of Digital Finance Institute/SWIFT’s Innotribe FemTech Leaders, showcasing the most prominent and impactful women in FinTech globally.

She is a Board Member of La Cocina (a non-profit aimed at developing low-income women immigrants and POC into food entrepreneurs/small business owners) and holds engineering degrees from Cornell University and Stanford University.