Program Officer, Nepal
Tel: +977 (1) 441-8345
Fax: +977 (1) 4415881
Expertise: Gender and International Development; Gender-based violence; Psychosocial assistance; Training and facilitation on social justice; Nepal; US
Srijana Chettri has worked on issues related to social justice, gender equity, and gender violence since 2000. She has worked with families of children with developmental delays and disabilities in Philadelphia. She also co-directed survivor support services at the Advocates Program of the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. There she worked on ensuring that survivors were able to access culturally-appropriate and linguistically-responsive services through bilingual community members trained at a semi-annual 52 hour Advocates Training.
Ms. Chettri has experience in innovative curricula development and implementation on various topics within an anti-oppression and social justice framework, and is an experienced trainer and multilingual group facilitator on topics related to violence against women, gender, and reproductive and sexual health. She has effectively worked with individuals and groups of varying ages, sexual orientation, socioeconomic, educational and cultural backgrounds, including those with disabilities and limited English proficiency, through professional and volunteer work.
Education: Ms. Chettri has an A.B. in Sociology from Bryn Mawr College and an M.A. in International Development from the School of International Service, American University.