Born and raised in a beautiful country Nepal, Neelima Basnet is professionally an Architect but passionate about environment so prefers to call herself climate action advocate. She has been practicing architecture through her private company Design casa private limited. Besides commercial building she has been involved in various local building constructions at remote areas with local material and has been volunteering to promote and bring awareness about green and sustainable architecture nationally and internationally.
While growing up she witnessed the side effects of civil war, political crisis, refuges crisis, natural disasters and above all the discrimination for being a girl in her own society. To think as global citizen and be part of the solution of the global crisis she attended various national and international events organized by United Nations.
She is a member of Business and Professional Women,Nepal and was elected as young BPW international representative 2017-2020 at Cairo, Egypt at the congress of BPW International. She is passionate about working in rural areas to empower the local people to understand and work towards achieving sustainable development goals.
She is also member of various organizations in Nepal which is working for empowerment and sustainable development of her country. She believes that life if not about how much we learn or earn but how much we share our knowledge and give back to humanity.