Women at Work

Subechhya Basnet : Dedicated to ORGANIC Farming

Subechhya Basnet : Dedicated to ORGANIC Farming

Over the course of a decade, Subechhya has made quite a name for herself in organic agribusiness and aims to promote more organic farming in the . . . Read more »


Prakriti Mainali : Empowering Women through JOBS

Prakriti Mainali : Empowering Women through JOBS

This entrepreneur strives to do more in changing the lives of disadvantaged women through her business . . . Read more »


Shanta Baskota Koirala’s Story of Persistence and Determination

Shanta Baskota Koirala’s Story of Persistence and Determination

A believer in her own abilities and a fighter against gender prejudice, Baskota is also an entrepreneur who is focused on supporting other . . . Read more »


NISHA TAUJALE KC’S : Agribusiness AMBITIONS

NISHA TAUJALE KC’S : Agribusiness AMBITIONS

July 2021   
In 2014, Nisha Taujale KC had leased 20 ropanies of land at Tokha, Kathmandu, to grow pesticide-free vegetables and shiitake mushrooms. She worked as a farmer for three years and learned about the . . . Read more »


ALINA PRAJAPATI : Transforming the POTTERY Business

ALINA PRAJAPATI : Transforming the POTTERY Business

June 2021   
Alina Prajapati grew up watching her father molding clay into various pottery items as she aspired to follow his footsteps. She always wanted to be part of her family business someday and take it to . . . Read more »


SHREEJANA KC : PUTTING MULTIMEDIA ON THE MAP

SHREEJANA KC : PUTTING MULTIMEDIA ON THE MAP

May 2021   
With the world turning digital, this entrepreneur is generating Nepal's first properly trained and professional workforce in the area of multimedia and . . . Read more »


PRATIMA THAPA KARKI : A GREEN ENTREPRENEUR

PRATIMA THAPA KARKI : A GREEN ENTREPRENEUR

April 2021   
The sky is the limit for this entrepreneur with products ranging from food items to environment-friendly sanitary . . . Read more »


An Entrepreneur Born out of Crisis

An Entrepreneur Born out of Crisis

March 2021   
Any kind of crisis can be good. It wakes you up. These are the words of Ryan Reynolds, a Canadian-American actor, producer and entrepreneur. Shanti Shakya Dolma can very well draw an analogy between . . . Read more »


Mingma Sherpa : Perseverance, Creativity and Hopefulness in Hard Times

Mingma Sherpa : Perseverance, Creativity and Hopefulness in Hard Times

“Goals should be challenging but achievable. To set too much big expectation might also upset you if you are unable to reach them,” says Mingma Sherpa, founder of home-grown footwear brand Paila . . . Read more »


Meena Gurung : Promoting a Sustainable and Ethical Fashion Business

Meena Gurung : Promoting a Sustainable and Ethical Fashion Business

Globally, fashion is considered as one of the most polluting industries. However,the recent years have seen entrepreneurs and designers becoming conscious about the environmental impacts and trying . . . Read more »


Surakchya Adhikari : Empowering Women through Technology

Surakchya Adhikari : Empowering Women through Technology

“An entrepreneur always needs to be able to look at the broader picture, which helps them to keep going even during challenging times,” says Surakchya Adhikari, co-founder of Thulo.com, an . . . Read more »


BINITA BASNET : Moulding Business into Meaningfulness

BINITA BASNET : Moulding Business into Meaningfulness

“Creativity is all about innovativeness to actually bring something to fulfill the demand according to the time,” says Binita Basnet who has been in the creative field for around 30 years. . . . Read more »


SUNITA SHRESTHA : Weaving a Tapestry of Women Empowerment

SUNITA SHRESTHA : Weaving a Tapestry of Women Empowerment

“A person needs three names in his/her life– a name given by the priest during birth rites (nwaran), a name given by the family, and finally a name that you earn through your work,” says Sunita . . . Read more »


Niti Joshi : Empowering Women Entrepreneurs through Art and Craft

Niti Joshi : Empowering Women Entrepreneurs through Art and Craft

Born to famous artist Ramananda Joshi, she grew up in a very artistic environment. Seeing her father paint had created a kind of interest and attraction towards art in her. “My father used to say . . . Read more »


Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter

July 2020   
Dr Krista Rajkarnikar, owner and counselling psychologist at Psychology Care & Consultancy has over a decade of experience in the field. Rajkarnikar, who pursued a doctorate in Counseling Psychology . . . Read more »


COVID-19 Challenges and Way Out for Women Entrepreneurs

COVID-19 Challenges and Way Out for Women Entrepreneurs

June 2020   
Rajya Laxmi Shrestha, who has been operating Manakamana Dhaka Kapada Udhyog for the past 13 years, has not been able to deliver products worth Rs 10.5 million produced by her company. Shrestha is in . . . Read more »


Srijana Joshi Maharjan : Rising strong

Srijana Joshi Maharjan : Rising strong

April 2020   
The famous American author James Hauenstein once said, “Have no regrets in life because of the choices you make. Good or bad, they are a learning experience, to help you grow. The only regret in . . . Read more »


BINITA POKHREL : NAVIGATING VINES AND WINES

BINITA POKHREL : NAVIGATING VINES AND WINES

March 2020   
Upon reaching Dhapakhel, we go through a muddy road from where we see a house-like structure made up of galvanised metal sheets. In between four ropanies of land, we find the factory of Pure Joy Pvt. . . . Read more »


SEWING SUCCESS : SHARADA RIJAL

SEWING SUCCESS : SHARADA RIJAL

Born and brought up in the heart of Kathmandu, Teku, Rijal grew up in a joint family. Belonging to a middle-class family, she was fortunate enough to be able to get a good education; however, she was . . . Read more »


A Life Built on Learning and Perseverance

A Life Built on Learning and Perseverance

June 2019   
The former US Secretary of State Colin Powellonce said, “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure”. Shradha Joshi, executive director . . . Read more »