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led the project. She recruited volunteers to survey 767 earthquake survivors in five districts: Sindhupalchowk, Rasuwa, Gorkha, Bhaktapur and Kathmandu. Check out her blog post! #Nepal #Nepalquake #Earthquake
- Code for NepalCo-founder, 2014 - present
- World Bank2012 - present
- Grassroot Movement in Nepal (GMIN)Co-founder & Development Director, 2010 - 2014
- Columbia UniversityFellow at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, 2011 - 2012
Ravi Kumar is an entrepreneur, strategic communicator and digital governance advocate. He believes that technology and media have the power to create social change in developing countries, and has worked to make that happen in his home country of Nepal.
He leads digital strategy for Governance Global Practice at the World Bank Group in Washington, D.C. At night, he works on his latest start up, Code for Nepal, to increase access to open practical data and digital literacy in Nepal. He also served as a Penn Kemble Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy.
In his previous role at the World Bank, he managed YouThink!, the World Bank’s online space for youth to learn and discuss development topics in six languages.
In November 2013, he was a visiting Digital Media lecturer and Academic and Cultural Series Speaker at Buena Vista University, his alma mater, where he earned a BA. When he was an undergrad, he published an academic paper about what Nepal needs to do to fully exploit its hydropower in Critique: A worldwide journal of politics. In 2013, he also served as a Public Policy Fellow at The Fund for American Studies.
In 2009, he co-founded Grassroot Movement in Nepal, a non-profit that has rebuilt more than 25 schools.
- Columbia University
- Buena Vista University