Lena Zubareva

Founder

Lena Zubareva Founder of Girls Empowered by Travel. She’s been passionate about travel, the non-profit sector and non-formal education for a long time. So why not combine those ?:) She holds a Master Degree in International Relations. Sometimes she writes in her travel blog and creates short travel videos about unusual people, places, and experiences around the world. She’s aspiring to start an adventure travel company as well. She visited Nepal for the first time in 2014 and fell in love with the country and its people. It’s a huge honor and pleasure and fun to work with such an amazing team!

Lena Zubareva

Founder

Sajana Bhadel

Co-founder/President

Sajana, Founding President of Girls Empowered by Travel-Nepal, is an enthusiastic traveler. She is a graduate of Masters of Arts in Economy. She is also a licensed trekking guide. She has remained President at Kay Garnay for Nepal, a non-profit agency for two years. She worked as a Program Associate at Proposals for NGOs. Along with this, she has been working as a lecturer for the past 2 years.  She is also the founding member and Recruitment Co-coordinator of Society of Nepalese Women in Economics. She believes “Travel means to me- to explore within myself, to share love, to accept the challenge and let the world to shape me”

Sajana Bhadel

Co-founder/President

Chunjune Limbu

Vice-President

Chunjune, Vice-President of GET-Nepal, is a traveler who admires to explore places and different cultures. She is a graduate of General Education Development. She is currently working as the HR Manager at Highlights Digital. She has worked as the facilitator of ENPHO, OXFAM for ward no. 14, Lalitpur. She has also been engaged in a few other organizations such as VIN, Naulo Ghumti. She believes, “ The more you explore, the more you learn.”

Chunjune Limbu

Vice-President

Manasbi Poudel

Treasurer

Manasbi, Treasurer of GET-Nepal loves to make new connections. She is a graduate of Masters of Arts in Economics from Tribhuvan University. She is the Cofounder of Aasvi Group, a business consulting firm and Faculty of Economics at Ace Higher Secondary School. She is also the founding member and Vice President at Society of Nepali Women in Economics. Besides this, she is also a global campaigns fellow of free market at students for liberty. “ Travel evokes one’s soul, questions you, and take charge of your limit and capacity.”

Manasbi Poudel

Treasurer

Saru Khadka

Secretary

Saru, Secretary of GET-Nepal is an enthusiastic wanderer who loves to explore. She is pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. She was previously Youth Activist Leadership Council Member at Yuwa. She was previously engaged in different organizations. She believes that, “ Traveling is not only about refreshment, but it’s also about reading different communities through eyes.”

Saru Khadka

Secretary

Bidhya Bista

Board Member

Bidhya, Board Member of GET-Nepal is a young dynamic female who recognizes herself as a certified Social Worker. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Social Work from Tribhuwan University. She is also a certified self-defense trainer. She is currently working as a Program Coordinator at Kakshyalaya. She previously worked with different organizations like Girls Kick. She says, “Travel has taught me many things about the world – but even more about myself. “ 

Bidhya Bista

Board Member

Manisha Dhital

Board Member

Manisha, Board Member of GET-Nepal is a change maker. She holds a double degree in Business Study and Social Work. She is Founder member of Hemraj Memorable Foundation ( An NGO working to fight against social injustice and promoting poor segments of the society) and currently working as  Project Assistant: Jysk Landsbyudvikling ( An organization working in the village called ‘Madi’ and work there in so many different projects such as; School, health, sports, library, drinking water, sports and so many). She believes, “ Getting out of a comfort zone is the first step of empowerment.” 

Manisha Dhital

Board Member

Bikram Karki

Board Member

Bikram, Board Member of GET-Nepal is a mountain guide. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Travel Tourism. He has been engaged in the tourism sector for more than a decade now. He is a travel Planner, logistic manager, safety expert, and conflict management expert. He believes that “More we travel more we learn, more we learn, we find the perfect path of our life”

Bikram Karki

Board Member

Anju Pariyar

Board Member

Anzu, a Board Member of GET-Nepal is loves traveling, gardening, and listening to music. She holds a master’s degree in Rural Development. She currently joined the Teach for Nepal fellowship program. She started her career as a professional teacher then worked as project coordinator at Girls empowered by Travel Nepal. She believes that “ life is a journey: live, travel, explore, and experience..” 

Anju Pariyar

Board Member

Udaya Khadka

Board Member

Udaya, Board Member of GET-Nepal is an enthusiastic landscape photographer and a videographer. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Professional Photography  from Australia. He is also a professional trekking guide  and  loves to mix his artistic perspective into tourism in Nepal. He has been doing several photography workshops to help budding photographers learn the art of photography. He was also a former admin of a popular photography group in Nepal called “ Nepalese in Photography” where he helped many photographers giving advice related to photography. He believes in, “ Traveling is capturing moments and stories through the camera and sharing it to the public.

Udaya Khadka

Board Member