Ms Pragyawatee Rai is a Research Officer at Conference Management in one of Nepal’s renowned Think- tank – Institute for Strategic and Socio-economic Research (ISSR). She has served as the General Secretary of Young Business and Professional Women (BPW) Nepal. Ms Rai has successfully worked in the earthquake-devastated region of Gorkha district as a Team Leader of Raleigh International Nepal. She has undertaken her studies in Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and a recipient of Post-Graduate Research Fellowship program in Sichuan University, China. She completed her Under-graduation (B.A) from University of Pune, India. She has received Certificate of Merit as an International Student Co-coordinator in Pune. Rai is a travel enthusiast, social activist, realist and an aspiring young woman to play an integral role in nation building process.