Srishti is the Finance and HR Director of Vaidya Group- a conglomerate involved in various sectors such as Trade, Construction, Real Estate and Automobile. She is also the Vice Consul for the Honorary Consulate of Ukraine in Nepal where she is responsible for communicating and maintaining relations with Ukrainians in Nepal and reporting directly to the Embassy of Ukraine in India.
In 2016 Srishti has received her Bachelors and Masters in Business Administration from on of the top 10 Public Business Schools in the US- Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington, through an accelerated program.
Srishti also founded the Kathmandu Book Club in 2019 to promote a reading culture in Nepal and encourage people to develop and evolve their minds through active discussion with peers. Currently she is the Vice-Curator for the Global Shapers Kathmandu Hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum (WEF), a Climate Reality Leader at The Climate Reality Project and the Youth Committee Member with the Management Association of Nepal (MAN).
Binod Prasad Pant is an Assistant Professor and Acting Head at the Department of STEAM Education, Kathmandu University, School of Education, Nepal. He earned M Ed and M Phil in Education from Kathmandu University. He served as a visiting fellow at University of Technology (UTS) Sydney after he received Australian Award in 2017/18. Binod has been working with a number of Nepali teachers and teacher educators who examine their lived experiences as students, teachers and teacher educators.
He speaks and writes about pedagogical innovations, uses of technology in education, child friendly classroom, authentic assessment, etc. His research interest is on transformative educational research, participatory action research, mathematics education, STEAM Education and research studies on reflective practices.
Aru is a humanitarian and development professional who has worked with INGOs and the UN in regional and country capacities for over 16 years. Her sectors of focus have been Humanitarian Response, Inclusive and Participatory Strategy development, Human Centered Design, Data Management and Project development.
Aru is the Country Director for Viamo in Nepal. Viamo provides the connection to spark life-changing information exchanges, offering services for International Development and Business sectors using mobile technology to create social behaviour change campaigns, provide digital strategy advice and set up data collection and feedback mechanisms to reach communities who live in hard to reach places and have lower levels of access to information and digital literacy.
Udeep Shrestha, Executive Director of the Panchakanya Group, is a young visionary and exploratory entrepreneur holding Master's degree from SMU with the experience of a decade in automobile, real estate and construction materials. Mr.Shrestha is also the past president of Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs' Forum (NYEF), empowering youths for the development of the industries and contributing to the economy of the nation.
Market intelligence, strategies and developing a business model is his core area of excellence. He believes in discussing ideas and giving it a shape of sustainable business.
Lastly, he is dedicated to improving local business, promoting local products to encourage entrepreneurs and taking steps to make nation self-reliance.