Briana Pegado is Executive Director of Creative Edinburgh. A social entrepreneur, Briana was named one of Scotland's 30 Under 30 Inspiring Young Women by YWCA Scotland the Young Women's Movement at the end of last year.
She is co-founder of Povo and founder and director of the Edinburgh Student Arts Festival. Her work centres around financial sustainability for creative organisations, barriers young people face to the arts, festivals, and human-centred design processes.
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