Swechhya Rajbhandary is currently the Project Co-ordinator of Demola Nepal. She is also a member of the Office of Safe and Respectable Learning (OSRL), where she looks after the ‘Education and Awareness’ wing. She completed her Bachelor’s in Economics from Knox College, USA.
Prior to joining King’s College, she completed a two year fellowship at Teach for Nepal, where she worked to tackle educational inequity. Her work entailed providing quality education to students in high-need public schools located in the rural villages of Dhanusha and Dang.
Her interests primarily include youth empowerment, as she is particularly keen on working closely with the youth to establish, legitimise and safeguard their voice. She strongly believes in advocating and taking action against systemic injustices, especially through the lens of gender and intersectionality.