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Top 5 Women Entrepreneurs announced in Palpa

On September 2, 2017, a jury consisting of 3 entrepreneurship experts: Ms. Meenu Maharjan, Program Coordinator of Rural Enterprise Accelerator Program at Daayitwa, Ms. Swadeepa Bohara, Researcher and Program Officer of Women's Economic Empowerment at Daayitwa, and Mr. Ram Kharel, Executive Director of Nepal Allied Industries, evaluated the top 10 women entrepreneurs based on their performance on the 100 days campaign, future growth potential, and social impact and selected the top 5. The 5 ... Read more

Daayitwa Symposium underscores need for evidence-based policy making in Nepal

The mission of Daayitwa-Nepal Public Service Fellowship is to ignite self-responsibility for public service in Nepali youth by nurturing their collaborative leadership for an enterprising Nepal.  Since 2013, 7 cohorts of 78 Daayitwa Fellows academically and professionally trained in 25 countries have worked with 20 public agencies and 24 parliamentarians on 78 public projects. Read more

Leading Innovation with Daayitwa Summer Fellows 2017

10 Daayitwa Summer Fellows attended the Leading Innovation Course in Bhaktapur Guest House from 1-3 August, 2017. Leading Innovation Course is a result of 18-month research of Dr. Pukar Malla, Executive Director of Daayitwa, former Senior Research Fellow at Harvard Center for Public Leadership, with distinguished professors Marshall Ganz and Ronald Heifetz at the Harvard Kennedy School. The course assimilates the socio-political history and present context of Nepal with some of the world’s ... Read more

Leadership Series with Policy Champions

On July 6, 2017, Daayitwa Summer Fellows attended a Mentorship Conversation hosted by  Hon. Dr. Swarnim Wagle, Member, National Planning Commission. The mentors conversation  along with Dr Swarnim Wagle brought together policy champions including Dr. Baikuntha Aryal, Joint-Secretary Ministry of Finance, Mr. Krishna Gyawali, Former-Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Dr. Shankar Sharma, Former Vice-chair, NPC, Mr. Khomraj Koirala, Joint-Secretary NPC, and was moderated by Dr. Pukar Malla, ... Read more

Consultation on Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment

Daayitwa conducted three stakeholder consultation sessions with women, local policy implementers and policy critics in Bhairahawa, from November 22nd to November 24th as a part of its research and civic engagement initiative, Promoting Women’s Economic ... Read more

Stakeholder Consultation for Business Registration and FDI Approval

Daayitwa on November 23, 2016, organized a Stakeholder Consultation on Procedural Simplification of Business Registration and FDI Approval at Hotel Himalaya. During the consultation, Daayitwa leveraged its 3-month research to deliberate on the challenges in domestic business registration ... Read more