Understanding the Economic Role of Women’s Unpaid Care Work with the Ministry of Women, Children, and Social Welfare
Salu Singh completed Bachelor’s of Arts in Economics with minors in Development Studies and Fine Arts from Asian University for Women. She is very interested in working to overcome poverty and unemployment situations in Nepal. She has many project experiences that contributed for the welfare of the community. She is a feminist and strives to establish equal opportunities for women in Nepal. Â She is also interested in promoting business activities and restoration of Nepalese cultural heritage to boost Nepalese tourism industry.
where he trains students in oration, legal research and drafting. He maintains an interest in transitional justice and the rights of victims in Nepal and intends to contribute to the sector in the future.
Facilitating Business Registration for Women with the Ministry of Industry
Prakat Khati holds a Bachelor of Art and Bachelor of Law (BA LLB) from Kathmandu School of Law. He serves as one of the Student Editors of the Kathmandu School of Law Review and has conducted research in comparative law and policy, human rights law and international justice. He serves as a Teaching Assistant at Kathmandu School of Law
Assessing Implementation Challenges of Women Entrepreneurship Development Fund with the Ministry of Industry
Needika holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law (B.A.L.L.B) from Nepal Law Campus. Her academic research has helped her develop a practical and distinctive understanding of laws, improve her academic quality, comprehend issues critically, and broaden her knowledge on diverse subject matters like society, politics, economy, and development. She gradually developed her interest in business law subsequent to her working experience with startups, and research on Foreign Direct Investments in Nepal. She is interested in contributing to Nepal’s growing economy.
Leveraging Technology for Improving Agricultural Productivity with the Ministry of Agricultural Development
Naviya Kafle graduated from Dickinson College with a major in Environmental Science and a minor in Biology. She has a deep interest in and passion for agriculture. She owes this to her involvement with the College’s 50-acre organic farm, where she worked as a Student Farmer for two years. She is interested in learning more about and working toward solving issues concerning food and agriculture in Nepal.
Enabling Growth of MEDEP Micro-Entrepreneurs into SME Entrepreneurs with the Ministry of Industry
After working as a freelance Management Consultant for more than a year, Kshitiz established a consulting company Ideas and Solutions where he is serving as Executive Director/Principal consultant. He is pursuing Master’s in Multidisciplinary Sustainable Development at Kathmandu University School of Education(KUSOED). He served as the National Coordinator of Dwoko Nepal, a nonprofit organization, where he promoted STEM education.
Enabling Growth of MEDEP Micro-Entrepreneurs Into SME Entrepreneurs with the Ministry of Industry
Karuna Tuladhar is a change aspirant. She holds an MBA from Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) specializing in Finance. Karuna was actively involved in social awareness campaigns as the Vice-President of The Social Welfare Club and led many of KUSOM’s flagship events. For her academic research she conducted feasibility analysis for Electric Passenger Vehicles, investigating the viability for e-Mobility within Kathmandu valley. Most recently, she was engaged in assessing and assisting micro enterprises in Bhorletar VDC, Lamjung in collaboration with Choice Humanitarian, as a part of her graduating project.
Supporting Entrepreneurship in Earthquake-hit Districts with the National Reconstruction Authority
Gaurav holds a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts (Economics) from Jain University. He has prior research experience in the field of market liberalization, peacebuilding and conflict resolution, and has received training in economic and inter-state diplomacy. His interests include financial technology and economic integration in Nepal. He is also a Caux Scholar 2016.
Improving Supply Chain of Local Products to Markets with the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture and Water Resource
Deepak is an entrepreneur with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Human Resource Management and Personnel Administration from University of West London. With a vision to connect rural farmers with the urban consumer, he co-founded Farm to Finger Pvt. Ltd., where he serves as an Executive Director.
Increasing Access to Finance for Women through Innovation with the Ministry of Women, Children, and Social Welfare
Bikash is an undergraduate student at Soka University in California. He is pursuing Economics and Politics as his sub-concentrations. Growing up in Siraha, he witnessed two Madhes movements from a close distance. The rapid political changes and personal incidents of ethnic discrimination got him interested in politics. He contributes op-ed pieces and articles to national dailies, advocating for inclusion and representation of minorities. In 2015, he led ‘We are Nepal’ campaign to collect funds for earthquake victims. He is working on a restaurant project in Siraha to create jobs for women in the food sector.
Channeling Remittance to Investment and Entrepreneurship with the National Planning Commission
Arshia is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland. Her academic research includes topics on remittance, foreign aid, and economic growth in Nepal and Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this, she worked at the International Monetary Fund as a Research Analyst, where her work focused on macroeconomic stability in low-income countries, and the risks and vulnerabilities they face in a globalized economy. Going forward, she is interested in studying the interplay between micro and macroeconomics in addressing problems faced by developing countries.