Prakriti Naswa is an international climate change policy professional specialising in the economics of climate change adaptation and assessment of vulnerabilities and risk management through adaptation interventions. She has worked on different domains of climate resilience such as project development, deployment of climate technologies and green economy transition in many Asian countries. She worked for UNEP-DTU Partnership until 2018 and has recently finished consulting for GIZ and UNESCAP.
Deepa is a Programme Officer at ARROW, with a passion for gender equality, women's rights and education. She has experience in training and development and was a former Programme Officer at the All Women's Action Society (AWAM). Her years in AWAM in the areas of politicisation of ethnicity and religion and gender-based violence, has expanded her knowledge on feminism and fueled her passion of dismantling the patriarchy to achieve gender equality. She believes in creating spaces for conversations, as well as the creation of our own narratives.
Kamal Gautam is a dedicated activist on the issues of young people in general, and their SRHR in particular. He holds a master’s degree in International Public Health with specialisation in Sexual and Reproductive Health from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK with a Chevening scholarship. Before joining ARROW, Kamal worked with Right Here Right Now Nepal Consortium as a National Coordinator where his role was not limited to just the coordination but extended to the advocacy of young people’s SRHR at the national, regional as well as global levels. He has also worked with YUWA, a national organisation in Nepal as well as with International Medical Corps as one of the leads in designing and implementing programmes related to young people’s SRHR, GBV, comprehensive sexuality education and its advocacy. He also has a deep interest in qualitative research - exploring experiences, thoughts and feelings, and drawing valuable conclusions to develop evidence-based interventions.