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Prashikshya Bhattarai

2023 Fellow

VV Visionaries


Focus Areas

Gender Equality & Women's Rights
Women Entrepreneurship
Youth & Girls Empowerment

Prashikshya Bhattarai, a visionary leader from Kathmandu, Nepal, is a driving force in disability rights, gender equality, and mental health activism. With eight years of transformative experience as a psycho-social counselor and holding a master’s degree in gender studies, Bhattarai passionately advocates for the rights of young women with disabilities.

Bhattarai’s dedication and personal journey as a visually impaired individual fuel her remarkable impact. With eloquence and empathy, she challenges societal norms, fostering dialogue and shaping a more inclusive world. As a program coordinator at Access Planet, an organization empowering women with disabilities in Nepal through accessible technology, Bhattarai exemplifies resilience and unwavering commitment. Her trailblazing efforts prove that disabilities are not limitations but catalysts for extraordinary achievements.

“As a visionary leader, I strive to create a society where every individual, regardless of ability, can thrive and contribute to the overall development and betterment of their communities.”