Khalya is the Market Lead for both Indonesia and the Philippines at WEConnect International. With her expertise in business strategy, market development, and impact investment, she works to connect women–owned businesses to global economic opportunities. Her career began in Ogilvy, where she built narratives for multinational companies. After obtaining an MA in Entrepreneurship from University College London, she worked to build the Indonesian entrepreneurial ecosystem through Indonesia Angel Investment Network.
She joined WEConnect International in 2022 as Indonesia Market Lead and led the deployment of corporate member capacity building programs and ADB’s Gender Responsive Procurement Project. In 2023, she expanded her service as Philippines Market Lead.
Khalya is passionate about empowering women and diverse-owned businesses and is athoughtleader in the field, having presented in various international conferences and seminars. She believes that the right corporate and government partnerships can help create long-term, sustainable economic development and equality.