Priya Rao

Education: The University of Texas at Austin, Texas McCombs School of Business
Location: New York, New York
Expertise: Fashion, Beauty
  • Priya is the executive editorial director at Glossy, and host of Unfair and the Glossy Beauty Podcast.
  • Previously, she held senior editorial positions at Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, and Town & Country.
  • Priya has been featured as a keynote speaker and moderator at SXSW, Foundermade, and Luxury Meets Cannabis Conference, among other events.


Priya is a writer, editor and podcast host with over 15 years of experience working in media. After kickstarting her career in journalism at Condé Nast, she went on to write and edit for a slew of beauty and fashion outlets, including Vogue, New York Magazine, and InStyle. She is currently the executive editor at Glossy and a beauty podcast host.


Priya received a BA in English at the University of Texas at Austin. She also holds an MBA in Business Administration and Finance from Texas McCombs Business School.

About InStyle

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