Swastika Shrestha

Teach For Nepal

Swastika Shrestha is the Co-founder and CEO at Teach For Nepal, a movement of outstanding university graduates and young professionals who are committed to ending education inequity in Nepal starting with a two-year teaching fellowship in public schools. Prior to co-founding Teach For Nepal, Swastika facilitated youth leadership, life-skill development, service learning, and experiential learning projects for more than 12 years. She has a Bachelors in Psychology from Olivet College in Michigan and a Masters Degree in Public Affairs with concentration in International Development from Cornell University. She has also worked as civil affairs officer in UNMIN and as development consultant for various organizations.