Board of Directors

sagarika bhatia

Sagarika Bhatta, Chairperson

Sagarika Bhatta is dean listed as an Environment Science and Management postgraduate from Nepal. She is a climate justice advocate, researcher, environmental preservationist, and entrepreneur.

She is also the chairperson and Founder of PowerShift Nepal and founder of ERST-We Care Nepal, Shunya : the zero fashion.

She is a former Climate Tracker 2016 Fellow and a participant in the Asia Climate Leadership Camp 2019. She is also a Korean green grants recipient and the first solo women traveler of 2015. She received the women in science award -runner-up in 2020. She also won Climate Action Race to zero awards in 2021.


Pabita Shahi Thakuri

Gender and Environment coordinator - Womenifesto project

Pabita is currently studying M.Sc. in Sustainable Development. She is a general member and a founding team member of Powershift Nepal .My name is Pabita Shahi. I permanently belong from Humla. I am a student of sustainable development and Environmental Management. Right now I am working in Poweshift Nepal as a gender and Environmental coordinator. Poweshift Nepal is a women lead organization in Nepal that works with women to combat climate change and other environmental and local issues. I started my journey in PSN as a volunteer in 2017.


Palistha Tuladhar- Program Associate

Palistha Tuladhar is currently an Environmental Management student at the School of Environmental Science and Management (SchEMS). She has been involved at different environmental organizations and is currently, an executive member at Powershift Nepal and founding team member . Palistha is a nature lover, an avid fan of zero-waste sustainable lifestyle and a supporter of global climate movements


Sumana Lamichhane - communication coordinator

Sumana Lamichhane is a student of B.Sc. Environmental Management. She is the executive member of Power Shift Nepal, founding team member and also coordinates the communication part. She is also an executive member of NGO Tourism Development Endeavours (TUDE). Sumana believes in hard work and team efforts to achieve success. She is an artist and loves drawing . She believes in good research and documents before developing programs.


Salonika Neupane

Salonika Neupane is a Social Science graduate from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan. She has been involved in different environmental organizations, campaigns, and research. Currently, she is a founding team  member of PowerShift Nepal. Salonika is a nature enthusiast and loves nature photography.


Namrata Thapa Magar

Namrata Thapa Magar is an Environmental Management graduate from the School of Environmental Science and Management (SchEMS), affiliated with Pokhara University. She is an executive member. She is also involved with Mountain Mandala institute. She has expertise in media and graphics work.



Niraj Tamrakar

Niraj Tamrakar is an Environment Education and Sustainable Development graduate from Kathmandu University.

Niraj Tamrakar is an Environment Education and Sustainable Development graduate from Kathmandu University. He is the founder of NGO Tourism Development Endeavors (TUDE) established in 2006 organization dedicated to sustainable ethical and decentralized tourism in Nepal.  Niraj was one of the British Council International Climate Champions 2009 his projects were focused on Rural-urban Connection ‘Climate Messengers’ and Our Mountains Our Responsibility for conservation and Promotion (OMOR). Since Niraj has been working in research, climate advocacy, and justice movement in Nepal. He co-founded Powershift Nepal.

Niraj loves to travel in his pursuit to understand the culture, explore nature, and document knowledge to promote sustainable tourism in Nepal. Currently, Niraj works as Program Director at Face of Nepal -Mountain Mandalar Institute de Research and outdoor learning.  From 2012 niraj is a course facilitator of Sustainable Tourism Management at School of Environment Science and Management (Schems).


Sajana Devkota

Action leader 2020

Pokhara youth campaign coordinator.


Apekshya Thakurathi

Action leader 2020

Dhangadi youth campaign coordinator


Sweta Karki

Action Leader 2020

Kathmandu youth campaign coordinator


Rachana Poudel

Action leader 2020

Tanjung youth campaign coordinator


Menuka Katiwada

Menuka Katiwada action leader 2020

Kathmandu youth campaign coordinator


Reejesh Uparkoti


Youth board  2021

Reejesh Uparkoti


Intern 2021