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Shikha Gianchandani

2023 Fellow

VV Visionaries


Focus Areas

STEM & Innovation
Youth & Girls Empowerment

Shikha Gianchandani is the co-founder of Pardesi, a platform dedicated to empowering South Asian women and femmes worldwide. Drawing from her own upbringing as a South Asian woman in Poland, she has leveraged her personal experiences to lead Pardesi for over three years, overseeing its growth to over 10,000 members. Through the platform, she has worked on several digital campaigns, workshops, and mentorship programs to foster an inclusive space for the community. Her dedication and achievements have earned her the prestigious recognition of the Diana Award Foundation.