Vote for Top 6 Finalist of Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2018

Vote for Top 6 Finalist of Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2018

Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2018 top 6 finalist has been announced today. Bikalpa Dhungana (19 years, Inventor, Tanahu), Deepshikha Ghimire (18 years, Writer, Makwanpur), Prashansha KC (17 years, Social Activist, Rukum), Saugat Tiwari (19 years, Entrepreneur, Chitwan), Sudarshan Subedi (19 years, Ecopreneur, Okhaldhunga), and Swornim Shrestha (17 years, Social Entrepreneur, Sindhupalchowk), have been selected among top 6 candidates for the competition, the only national platform in Nepal to recognize and honor the outstanding teenagers.
This year’s competition received over 532 applications, from fascinating teenagers demonstrating the diverse potential of this often under looked age-group of people. The applicants had demonstrated their skills and expertise, and made an impact in their society, from areas like social work to journalism, from mobile app development and computer programming, to robotics, and from entrepreneurship to community development among others.
Glocal Teen Hero is a platform for Nepali teenagers to share their initiation, creativity, and enthusiasm which will then motivate them and more of the other teenagers in the nation to develop an entrepreneurial thinking.
To vote for the candidates, text the voting code of your favorite finalist to 33001. The voting codes for the finalists are:
  1. Bikalpa Dhungana- GTH<SPACE>BD
  2. Deepshikha Ghimire- GTH<SPACE>DG
  3. Prasansha KC – GTH<SPACE>PK
  4. Saugat Tiwari – GTH<SPACE>ST
  5. Sudarshan Subedi – GTH<SPACE>SDS
  6. Swornim Shrestha – GTH<SPACE>SS
The respected 7-member jury panel had shortlisted these 6 amazing teens (ages 13-19) for their achievements, initiations or contributions in any other field outside of their respective school’s or college’s curriculum. The jury panel this year comprises of Mr. Renaud Meyer, UNDP Country Director to Nepal, Mr. Suraj Vaidya, President of Vaidya’s Organization of Industries, Mr. Upaul Majumdar, General Manager of Soaltee Crowne Plaza, and Ranjit Acharya, CEO of Prisma Advertising, Mrs. Srijana Shakya Jyoti, Chief Branding Officer, Jyoti Group, Mr. Ambuj Singh, Country Manager, Coca-Cola Nepal and Ms. Alina Prajapati, General Manager, Glocal Pvt. Ltd.
The selection was based on their applications, resume, the evidence and an essay on their accomplishment. They were evaluated on their innovation, achievement and impact of their works.
These six teens will now go through a six-days-long capacity building workshop before the main award day.
The finalists would be individually interviewed by the panel of judges on September 1 and SMS voting round has opened that will also contribute to select THE FANTASTIC TEEN for the year 2018.
Award ceremony of the Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero will be held on 1st of September in the presence of 250+ personalities of Nepal from different walks of life, such as diplomats, politicians, film stars, entrepreneurs, youth leaders and many more at Soaltee Crowne Plaza.

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