Rita Thapa

March 18, 2021 | secon2017
Rita Thapa' Bio
Rita founded and led Tewa (1995/2001), the Nepal Women’s Fund and Nagarik Aawaz (2001/2009) the peace-building initiative. She envisioned the Tewa Center and brought it to fruition, leading all related fundraising campaigns for the same (2011 – 2017). Since 2018, Rita has been coordinating Nagarik Aawaz’s “Peace Building Memorial & Learning Center” initiated in Nawal Parasi in the center south of Nepal. Rita’s training and ongoing practice has been in the area of women’s advancement, local philanthropy, and peace-building. Rita has served as Chair on the Boards of the Global Fund For Women & the Global Fund for Community Foundations among others.

Currently she is helping to envision and give momentum to the Inter-generational Feminist Forum in Nepal.