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SAGOON Bhetwal

Sagoon is a final semester student of Social Sciences at National College, Kathmandu. At NIPoRe, she works at the Centre for Human Development (CHD) as a research intern (Research Internship Cohort 2022).

She is a proud feminist and with a deep interest in the field of gender and education. She is currently the President of the Board at Women LEAD Nepal, an NGO working to empower young Nepali women and adolescent girls. She is an advisor to the Asia and Pacific Advisory Committee of FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund, an institution that supports young feminist groups and movements from around the world with special focus on issues from the global south. Currently, she is also one of the selected participants in the Swedish Institute’s SI Leader Lab 2022.

She believes that the diversity that the Nepali society has, should be reflected in the decision-making sphere, and wishes to work to further the meaningful participation of women and people of diverse identities in the policymaking positions of Nepal.

Research Areas
- Education
- Gender

Language Skills: Nepali (Fluent), English (Fluent), Hindi (Conversational)