Shrijana Gautam is a 19 years old passionate Social Activist from Morang. She is compassionate, and a quick learner. She loves to bring positivity into people’s lives. Apart from that, She is focused on working in climate financing. Also, She enjoys connecting with other people.
Since 2019, Shrijana has been volunteering in ‘We’ for Change in order to learn and improve her skills. She is able to generate her ideas, seek feedback and put them into action. Currently, as a Vice-President of ‘We’ for Change, she is working to create and develop youth engagement programs and projects. She is devoted to the development and implementation of youth engagement and empowerment programs.
Besides this, She also facilitated residential business development workshops for generating ideas and building confidence. She facilitated 2 days of residential reusable pad-making workshops allowing them to make pads and be aware of hygiene. She also encourages them to use eco-friendly pads and was motivated for environmental protection. Shrijana worked for the sexual and reproductive health and HIV-positive young girls.
Apart from that, She is working on the project ‘Hariyo Pusta,’ which is a youth initiative that will engage over 1500 youths from seven Nepalese cities in a campaign for green recovery and climate-responsive sustainable urban planning through a variety of activities.
Her work has empowered people to work for the environment and educated people to be independent towards pad making. She also had the opportunity to train 20 young girls of Sindhuli District in Project ‘Udemy Girls’ in reusable pad-making and business development. Her work has encouraged people to be confident and vocal, developing leadership, and many other aspects.
Shrijana Gautam has been selected as a “Glocal’s 20under20 of 2022 Batch” as an early change-maker throughout the nation. Glocal’s 20 under 20 is an umbrella title for 20 early change-makers, who are teenagers from diverse fields, stepping out to create an impact in the society.