Briana Pegado PKN

Briana Pegado is a creative producer and the Founder of the Edinburgh Student Arts Festival (ESAF), an award winning social enterprise that provides a platform for emerging artists in Scotland. She is also a cofounder of Povo, a process-led creative collective that engages people with the creative process through research and experimentation. In 2016, she was named one of Scotland’s Top 10 Social Innovators by Third Force News. In 2017, she was named one of Scotland’s 30 Under 30 Inspiring Young Women by YWCA Scotland – the Young Women’s Movement for her work as founder of the Edinburgh Student Arts Festival exploring how the creative industries can be more accessible to emerging creatives facing barriers to entry in the sector. @briana_pegado