Nov 17, 2016 - Kathmandu, Nepal

Thank you to Clock b Business Innovations and the entire Nepal team for your support in organizing Stand Up For Passion - Nepal! 

Our speakers:

Sushil Pokharel

Sushil Pokharel is the managing director of HydroVillage Private Limited. He has been involved in various other ventures since 2006. He is the chairman of Sushmit International. Sushmit International supplies broadcasting equipment and is one of the largest in its sector in Nepal. Pokharel started working at the tender age of 14. He started his job as a paper hawker (Kantipur) to support his study. He is also among the managing partners of Travel To Nepal, one of the trusted travel agencies in Nepal. He was also one of the jury members of ICT Startup Award 2016.

Raveena Deshraj Shrestha

Raveena Deshraj Shrestha is a noted name in the banking sector of Nepal. She holds the challenging post of Chief of Consumer Banking and Corporate Affairs at Mega Bank.

Raveena started career right at the bottom of the ladder at the trainee assistant level over 21 years ago and it has been one enjoyable journey for her, interspersed with years of nights staying up burning the midnight oil and very long and stressful hours in the workplace.

She has been able to establish herself as a known figure in the country and one can see her every now and then in the nation’s daily papers, tabloids and many magazines but her journey to success was not an easy one as she had to strike a balance between her family life and her professional life.

Raveena is also a LightWorker, Certified Life Coach (USA), Recipient of 4 International Awards, Motivational Speaker, Hypnotherapist, Omnist.

Nisha Adhikari

Nisha Adhikari (Nepali:निशा अधिकारी) is a Nepalese actress, beauty queen, model, and VJ. She is an actress well known for her role in the film First Love released in 2010 and her appearance in music videos. Before embarking on her acting career, she was involved in beauty contests and modelling. Adhikari is the first actress to summit Mt. Everest. She stepped on the summit at about 8 am NST dated 21 May 2013.

Binod Das

Binod Das (Nepali: विनोद कुमार दास) is a retired Nepalese cricketer and a former captain of Nepal national cricket team. All-rounder Binod is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler. He made his debut for Nepal against UAE in November 2000.

Under his captaincy, Nepal Under-19s participated in the 2000 Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka, finished as a Plate Runners-up in the 2002 Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand and Nepal won the 2006 ACC Premier League.

Dr. Pranav R Joshi

Dr. Pranav R Joshi is a Veterinarian, Founder of the Bhaktapur Animal Welfare Society, and Vet for Your Pet. An avid dog-lover and also one of the very few certified canine-practitioners in the country, Dr. Joshi takes his profession as a way to serve the society rather than being just a income generating activity.

Specializing in the advanced medical and surgical facilities, the services provided at Vet for Your Pet include general check-ups, medical diagnosis, surgery and consultation.They provide home services and have boarding and grooming facilities as well. He has adopted 17 dogs out of which some were from the streets and some were abandoned by others. 

Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche

Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche Sherab Zangpo was born in 1981 in the Dho Tharap valley in Dolpo region of Nepal. At the age of ten, he was recognized by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche as the reincarnation of the Dolpo Lama Nyinchung Rinpoche. He travelled to Namdroling Monastery in Bylakkuppe, Mysore to complete his study of philosophy, practice and rituals under the guidance of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche.

He excelled in all his studies. Upon completion of his studies, he began to teach Sutra and Tantra at the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute, the advanced center of philosophy study at Namdroling Monastery from 2007. In 2008, Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche went to Dolpo to be enthroned in his monasteries in Dho Tarap, Saldang and Namgung and to take more active responsibility of his people there.