Nepal's Young People get enlisted in Forbes 30Under30 - ForbesU30Asia

Nepal's Young People get enlisted in Forbes 30Under30 - ForbesU30Asia

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It's always a pride moment for Nepal and Nepalese when one gets featured in an International Media. On the midst of welcoming New Year 2074, Nepal welcomed and also celebrated the good news of young Nepalese being enlisted on +Forbes 2017 “30 Under 30 Asia” list. Ones from Nepal are included under 30 honorees under different categories in total 300 honorees selected from 1,200 submissions/ nominations by a panel of expert judges. The honorees were selected on the basis of -  leadership and disruption in their field; entrepreneurial mind-set and results; and the likelihood of changing their field over the next half-century. Sources share that Nepal's Honorees will also join the Forbes' Second Annual “Under 30 Summit Asia” to Be Held in Manila, the Philippines on July 25, 2017. You can follow the social media trends on #ForbesU30Asia

On the recent release made to announce the 300 Honorees - Rana Wehbe, Senior Digital Editor, Asia at Forbes Media, said:
“This year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list highlights the diversity of talent in this vast region, with 300 impressive young entrepreneurs from all walks of life pushing the boundaries of innovation. It’s fascinating to see how these millennials are using technology to disrupt their industries, empower their communities and overcome cultural barriers. Notably, this year’s list showcases a number of women in Asia who are advocates for social change and are defying stereotypes and prejudice to set a positive example for what women in this part of the world can achieve.”
Coming back to 5 Nepal's Honorees - 


Under Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia : Retail and E-commerce, +Sabin Bhandari and Aashish Acharya, Co-Founders of WhiteSpace were enlisted among others selected by expert panel of judges Allan Zeman - Chairman, Lan Kwai Fong Group; Hiroshi Mikitani - CEO, Rakuten and Jennifer Woo - CEO, Lane Crawford Joyce Group

+Forbes share on the profile as - 

Photo - WhiteSpace Profile on Forbes website
The duo came up with their idea for an online apparel store -- the first of its kind in Nepal -- in 2012 while in college. Threadpaints quickly established itself as a trendy marketplace selling everything from t-shirts designed by hip local designers, to shoulder bags, watches and perfumes. And the brand remains true to its roots, raising funds through its 'T-shirts For Relief' campaign to help those affected in the aftermath of the devastating 2015 Nepal earthquake. WhiteSpace Cofounders, WhiteSpace The duo came up with their idea for an online apparel store -- the first of its kind in Nepal -- in 2012 while in college. Threadpaints quickly established itself as a trendy marketplace selling everything from t-shirts designed by hip local designers, to shoulder bags, watches and perfumes. And the brand remains true to its roots, raising funds through its 'T-shirts For Relief' campaign to help those affected in the aftermath of the devastating 2015 Nepal earthquake.




Under Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia : Social Entrepreneurs, +Surya Karki from +Diyalo Foundation and +Ravi Kumar & Mia Mitchell from +Code for Nepal were enlisted among others selected by expert panel of judges +Paul Ronalds - CEO, +Save the Children Australia; Solina Chau - Executive Director, +Li Ka Shing Foundation 李嘉誠基金會 and +Vineet Nayar - Founder, +Sampark Foundation.

+Forbes shared on their profile as - 


Photo - Code For Nepal Profile on Forbes Website

Code for Nepal Cofounders, Code for Nepal Husband and wife Kumar and Mitchell cofounded Code for Nepal, an organization aiming to increase digital literacy and use of big data in the country. To that end, they have launched nepalmap.org last year to make data on the country more accessible. Kumar has helped rebuild more than 25 schools in the remote villages of Nepal, similar to the one he comes from, and now serves as a lead digital strategist at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. Mitchell works on foreign assistance at the White House office of Management and Budget.










Surya Karki Cofounder, Diyalo Foundation Karki is the founder of Nepal's Diyalo Foundation, which provides free education to children living in rural parts of the country. It also works to develop sustainable energy and farming by offering related services and training programs to rural residents. Born in rural Nepal to a single mother, Karki won a national scholarship at the age of eight and is currently working on his master's degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing.








Under Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia : Media, Marketing & Advertising - +Prabhat Ydv Founder of +Explore Gadgets  was enlisted among others selected by expert panel of judges +Caspar Schlickum - CEO, +Wunderman APAC; +Kristie Lu Stout - Anchor, +CNN  and Mark Britt - Cofounder, +iflix.

Yadav's Kathmandu-based company Explore Gadgets began as a YouTube channel in 2012, just after he'd completed his final year of school. The channel introduced his Nepalese audience to the latest technological gadgets, which are often difficult and expensive to access in Nepal. He's the only "YouTuber" in Nepal to receive a Silver Play Button award -- an award for reaching 100,000 subscribers -- from Youtube. The channel now has over 360,000 subscribers.









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