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Published On: May 27, 2022 06:29 PM NPT By: Republica

Five Nepalis listed in Forbes’ Under 30 from Asia

Five Nepalis listed in Forbes’ Under 30 from Asia

Photo:Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2022


Five Nepalis have been included in the list of “Forbes’ Under 30 from Asia” category by Forbes.

Forbes, a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and lifestyle selected this list on the basis of innovative ways followed by the entrepreneurs to redefine the future of business and society in Asia with their forward-thinking vision.

The five Nepalis listed by Forbes include Santosh Pandey, Niraj Kafle, Sumit Dahal, Aishwarya Rani Singh and Sujit Pathak.

Pandey and Kafle are the co-founders of Offering Happiness, a company aspiring to connect Nepalis, especially those working overseas, through gift deliveries. The two have been listed under the Retail and Ecommerce category.

Similarly, Dahal has been listed under the category ‘Healthcare and Science’.  He holds a PhD in astrophysics from Johns Hopkins and a Bachelor’s in physics and mathematics from NYU Abu Dhabi. Dahal is an experimental astrophysicist and postdoctoral fellow at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and builds telescopes to study the origin and evolution of the universe.

Singh, the founding board president of Putali Nepal, a non-profit focused on menstrual hygiene education and training, has been listed under the ‘Social Impact’ category.

Likewise, Pathak, co-founder of InGrails, has been listed under the ‘Consumer Technology’ category. InGrails is the company behind the Veda app, an application initially created to connect educational institutions with students and parents.

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