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Akriti Manandhar

Media Associate, Knowledge Management and Communication

My role at ICIMOD

As part of our media team, my focus is on managing ICIMOD’s media presence and social media visibility.

Akriti Manandhar

Q:

How do you protect the pulse of the planet?

A:

I protect the pulse of the planet by ensuring that the important messages that ICIMOD wants to deliver reaches those who will benefit from them the most, and by ensuring that our messages and the knowledge that we have reaches those who can make use of the information to bring positive changes, impacting lives.

Q:

What is your favorite part of the work you do at ICIMOD?

A:

I really like the work culture at ICIMOD. Additionally, as this is an inter-governmental institution, every day I get to interact with people from different cultures and countries who are working towards creating positive change.

Q:

What are you passionate about?

A:

I’m passionate about writing, dancing and speaking on gender issues.

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My qualifications

A:

I have a Bachelor’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh. I  previously worked as a Copy Editor for a weekly English newspaper in Nepal. I have also been recognized as one of the 100 best young media makers from around the world by the British Council in 2019.