This article was published at myRepublica on September 15, 2020. Author: Nhasala Joshi is a project lead and Shweta Acharya is a data analyst at Women Entrepreneurship Data (WEData) Nepal project. Nepal, in the past decade, has nearly halved the percentage of the population living under poverty even though the economic growth of the nation […]
The blog post is jointly written by the project leads of Women Entrepreneurship Data (WEData) Nepal. Women’s role inside the family is largely evolving in recent decades, with the increase in education, and the need for income in families to sustain the growing inflation. But women are not equally participative, due to socio-cultural and economic […]
[March 8, 2020], Women in STEM Nepal, Open Knowledge Nepal and Women Leaders in Technology signed a joint project partnership agreement which aims to make the data related to women entrepreneurs of Nepal easily accessible such that it supports new entrepreneurs and other existing stakeholders with resources for evidence-based decision making. This will eliminate the […]
Project Lead Binita Shrestha is an IT Engineer, an Educator, and a Social Entrepreneur. She is the Chairman and Managing Director at Women in STEM Nepal, a social enterprise that encourages young girls to learn and lead in computing careers.
Project LeadShe is co-founder and program lead of Women Leaders in Technology, started upon realizing the value of mentorship, and exposure to opportunities through her own experience.
Project LeadNikesh is a civic entrepreneur, open data advocate, and tech researcher. He is the co-founder and CEO of Open Knowledge Nepal – a non profit civic tech organization comprised of openness aficionados.
WEData will build informational tools and resources backed by data that women and the stakeholders involved can use for their own development activities.
WEData will use the research findings to suggest bill reformations and advocate so that changes can be made in favor of entrepreneurship development.
WEData will be massively invested in research activities, including harvesting and analyzing available data to learn the current landscape of women entrepreneurship in Nepal.
Building the right ecosystem for women’s economic activities in grassroots, regional, and federal levels in Nepal.