Ms Subasana Shrestha, a Nepali national, joined the Communications Division of the Integrated Knowledge Management (IKM) Programme as Communication and Public Relations (PR) Associate in January 2012. She works closely with the Communications Officer in information dissemination, outreach activities, and media relations. She first joined ICIMOD in June 2009 as a PR Intern for one year and was then appointed as a consultant. Ms Shrestha holds a masters degree in corporate communication from the University of West London, UK and a bachelors degree in social work from St. Xavier’s College, Nepal. Prior to joining ICIMOD, Ms Shrestha worked for Xavier International College as a Field Supervisor. She has also worked as a PR intern at Imperial College Healthcare NHS (National Health Service) Trust, London, UK.