Career Profile

Action and learning on how open knowledge helps humans.

Experiences

Research Assistant

March 2017 - Present
Kathmandu Living Labs, Kathmandu, Nepal

"Expansion and use of Open Mapping Infrastructure for Sustainable Development"

PEER Science Grant by: National Science Foundation, USA

Chairperson

February, 2017 - Present
Open Knowledge Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal

Chair the meeting of Board of Directors. Direct the overall organization and provide executive services when necessary.

Design and build table CNC machine, biomass gasifier, material transport ropeway system; facilitate ABARI/LAIKA community education program

Projects

This is a list of Open Knowledge projects I have been involved in.

Chief Curriculum Developer for Open Data Awareness Program

Open Data Awareness Program (October-December, 2017) raised awareness about the concept and usage of open data to Nepal’s digital natives through publishing an open data manual, organizing trainings at 7+ districts of Nepal, and Open Data Hackathon. As Chief Curriculum Developer, I developed curriculum for the program; wrote the first chapter of Open Data Manual and edited the manual.

Country Reviewer for Open Data Barometer 2015 - A survey of

Workshops

This is a list of some workshops I have been involved in.

Facilitator, Citizen-Generated Data (CGD) Workshop at Data for Development Festival

Facilitated a group discussion on "CGD and Statistics"

Events organized

This is a list of major events that I have played important role in organizing.

State of the Map Asia 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal - Annual regional OpenStreetMap conference in Asia. I was the main point of contact of comminications for the conference; engaged in writing funding proposals, selection of scholars, selection of sessions proposals and program design; and planning overall logistics.
Gathering for Open Science Hardware 2017 in Santiago de Chile - Annual gathering of Open Science Hardware enthusiasts. I was a part of documentation team that created the conference report and contributed to Open Science Hardware Roadmap.
Asian Regional Meeting on Open Access, Open Education and Open Data in Kathmandu Nepal, December, 2017 - Regional meeting. I was involved in program design and moderating a panel discussion on open data.

Skills & Proficiency

HTML5 & CSS

Javascript & jQuery

R

Python