Sami Joshi works as a Senior Administrative Assistant in ICIMOD’s Environmental and Ecosystems Services (ECES) programme. She joined ICIMOD from its inception and has worked in various divisions/programmes. Before joining ICIMOD, she worked as a volunteer Information/Management Assistant at Personal Touch Home Health Care, Maryland, USA. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the Shanker Dev Campus and holds a Diploma in Word Processing and Information Systems from the Temple School of Maryland, USA. She has received training from Organisation Development Centre Incorporated (ODC Inc.), Nepal on ‘2000 Millennium Leadership Programme’ and has also participated in many in-house trainings by ICIMOD.