August 9: Wai Wai and Glocal Pvt Ltd together have unveiled the list of 20 brightest and influential Nepali teenagers under the age of 20. Glocal’s 20 under 20 is an umbrella title for 20 early change makers, who are teenagers from diverse fields, stepping out to create an impact in the society.
These teenagers are from various diverse fields ranging from social work, child right activism, computer programming, science, journalism, technology, and entrepreneurship among othersm reads a statement issued by Glocal Pvt Ltd, a CSR and brand consultant company .
According to the statement, the annual list of game changers seeks to recognize and honor the exceptional teenagers from various fields.
Releasing the list, Asish Thakur, executive director of Glocal Pvt Ltd, said, “We are unveiling this list for the second year now and so far, I am delighted to see these young minds grow and thereby help their society prosper. In one hand, they have proved to be a strong team of like- minded teens and in another, the future leaders.”
The selected teens are Aanchal Adhikari (19 years), Kathmandu; Aashutosh Sapkota (18), Biratnagar; Abhishek Adhikari (19), Dharan; Amit Khanal (16), Butwal; Anil Pradhan (16), Jhapa; Anisha Ruchal (15), Dhankuta; Bikalpa Dhungana (19), Tanahun; Deepa Adhikari (19), Pokhara; Deepshika Ghimire (18), Makwanpur; Dipisha Bhujel (16), Rasuwa; Kovid Raj Panthy (14), Lamjung; Nibesh Baral (17), Pokhara Palisha; Shakya (14), Lalitpurl Prashansha KC (17), Rukum; Rhythm Sah (17), Morang; Sahil Kumar Gupta (15), Janakpur; Saugat Tiwari (19), Chiwan Sudarshan; Subedi (18), Okhaldhunga; Swornim Shrestha (17), Sindhupalchowk; and Yatish Ojha (18), Jhapa.
According to the company, the 20 young inspiring change-makers were selected by a respected jury panel through an intense selection round for the impacts they have created in the society. These teenagers were selected from a pool of 530 plus applications from across the nation.The selected teenagers will be honoured amid a grand celebration of Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2018 Award on September 1 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza.