Ms. Banjade is passionate about women’s meaningful participation in policy making. She currently works at the National Planning Commission of Nepal where she advocates for pro-women policies and programs. She believes that stories help inspire collective actions which lead to participatory policy making. Durga holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and recently completed her second Master’s Degree in International Studies (Women and Development) from Ewha Woman’s University in Seoul, South Korea under an EWHA KOICA Fellowship.