Staff Profiles

Gaura Nepali

President

Gaura is a citizen of the southeastern district of Sarlahi but was born in western Arghakhanchi d...
Dulari Harijan

Vice President

Kamala Bishwokarma

General Secretary

Kamala was born in Gulmi District in Western Nepal. She was a Member of Parliament from 2013 to 2...
Prabha Pariyar

Treasurer

Prabha was born in Kathmandu and has 17 years of work experience with administration and finance ...
Laxmi Pariyar

Board Member

Sangita B.K Rasaili

Board Member

Shanti Saday

Board Member

Tejendra Kumar Lama

Executive Director

Tejendra grew up in Siraha District in Eastern Nepal. He has 17 years of experience in the NGO se...
Sanchita Maharjan

Program Manager

Sanchita Maharjan manages the She Leads-Nepal Project being implemented in partnership with ...
Bhubneshwar Singh

Grant and Finance Manager

Bhubaneshwar Singh is the Grant and Finance Manager for the SheLeads Nepal Project being imp...
Laxman Darnal

Communication Officer

Shanta Thapa

Backstopping Officer

Shanta Thapa holds a Master’s degree in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies from Tribhuv...
Aparajita Gautam Panta

Senior Program Officer

Aparajita Gautam earned her Master's in Social Work at Monash University in Melbourne, Austr...
Kalpana Kaucha

Finance Officer

Anita Bishankha

Project Expert

Anita Bishankha earned her degree in sociology and has years of experience in the development sec...
Urmila Rokka

Program Officer

Urmila Rokka is the project officer for the Citizens' Participation in Good Governance Project be...
Nisha Rai Kasell

Media and GESI Expert

Originally from Kathmandu, Nisha Rai Kasell joined CDWN in January 2019 as the Media and Gender E...
Bhawana Pariyar

Office Support Staff

Manisha Raut

Office Assistant