Pratima Gurung

Board Member at Women Enabled International

Ms. Pratima Gurung is an academic activist from Nepal. She has been remarkable in bridging multiple marginalized identities and initiating cross-movement collaboration with intersectional lenses among women, indigeneity, disability, and other marginalized movements and discourse. Pratima has been influential in raising the voiceless voices of young indigenous peoples/women with disabilities from Nepal, Asia, and globally since 2011. 

She is also a faculty member at Padmakanya College, one of the single women colleges in Nepal. She is engaged in research and links her academic research to advocacy. She also contributes as an expert on the Disability National Direction Committee under the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens, Government of Nepal. Ms. Gurung is a founding member and currently General Secretary of Indigenous Person with Disabilities Global Network (IPWDGN) and National Indigenous Disabled Women Association Nepal (NIDWAN).

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