She Builds: Divya Gokulnath | BYJU’S

BYJU’S Divya Gokulnath is redefining what it means to be a female founder, as she juggles multiple roles while building one of India’s largest EdTech firms.

Team Sequoia India & Southeast Asia (now known as Peak XV)

Published March 4, 2022

UPDATE: This episode of She Builds was posted on March 4, 2022.

  • In June 2023, Peak XV’s MD, GV Ravishankar stepped down from Byju’s board. (News update reflecting our statement here
  • In Feb 2024, a number of major investors have called an EGM for improving governance and changing management of the company. (News update reflecting our statement here)

“It’s always assumed that women take care and men take charge. I think it’s about time that we rewrite that as women can take charge and take care, and men can take care and take charge.” BYJU’S Divya Gokulnath is redefining what it means to be a female founder, as she juggles her many roles while building one of India’s largest EdTech firms. Tune into EP6 of Season 1 of She Builds, a series we created with National Geographic India, to inspire female entrepreneurship.