Nepali youth receives Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Rupsi Parajuli who is from Biratnagar and a third year undergraduate student at Kathmandu University School for Management received Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship, a total of US $10,000, on January 19. Application for Parajuli was received by Zonta Club Kathmandu, Nepal led by Seema Golchha, President of the organisation. The club then nominated her to the District. Parajuli won in Zonta District 25 and then was nominated for Zonta International JMK Scholarship.

Besides her academics, she has been working as the Country Director of International Youth Alliance for Peace (IYAP) Nepal since 2019 where her main role has been to identify, conceptualise and initiate new programs related to SDGs. Moreover, she is also one of the Founding Members and writer at Humans of Kathmandu. She is also the Co-founder of Explore Idea. Apart from these, she is also involved as a youth volunteer at GPF and FPAN Nepal.

Parajuli was invited to participate in the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) at Harvard University, USA. She was the Best Idea Pitcher while participating at Promoting Asian Leadership (PAL), Japan. She was one of the presenters at UN, Bangkok during the Asia Pacific Youth Exchange (APYE). Similarly, she has also been an international delegate at Youth Space South Asia, Sri Lanka and South Asian Co-Consultation, Thailand. She has been recognised as the valedictorian at her high school graduation, Global College of Management. She has also worked as one of the judges for the SDGs project during the STEAM Challenge organised by Karkhana and Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Nepal.

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