Nimesh Ghimire

Peace Innovation Lab (Nepal)
Kathmandu, Nepal

About Nimesh

Bio

2015 (expected), BA, Swarthmore College. Founder, at age 19, of Minimally Invasive Education, an education project supported by Save the Children USA (2007), British Council's Global Changemakers and Nepal government; led Nepali student team to Fourth International Student's Science Fair in Japan, designed cost efficient SK-14 Solar Cooker for Nepali context (10/2008); Secretary of Internal Affairs, Nepal ko Yuwa (Nepal's youth) - a global Nepali youth platform that envisions to 'help Nepali youth candles around the globe glow brighter and bring the collective light to Nepal"; chaired youth conference on Youth and Innovation for Change, in collaboration with eight youth organizations in Nepal (01/2011); Represented Global Changemakers and global youth at World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Next Generation (2010-11); Licensee, TEDxKathmandu - Nepal's first TED inspired project; founded Nepal's first Peace Innovation Lab in western Nepal - a creative space for young people in rural communities to come together and design interesting projects that contribute to local peace building/grassroots level innovation efforts (2012); Part of British Council's Global Changemakers network; Named one of Asia Pacific's 100 most promising young social entrepreneurs, FYSE, a Beijing-based foundation (2009.)

Languages

English, Nepali

TED Conference

TEDActive 2013

Favorite talks

Comments & conversations

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Nimesh Ghimire
Posted over 2 years ago
Bunker Roy: Learning from a barefoot movement
I visited Barefoot College in December and was amazed by the impact it has created and the incredible work it has done to foster innovation at the grassroots level. It would be awesome if we could somehow replicate the model in Nepal.