Dr. Reshma Shrestha is Associate Professor in Department of Geomatics Engineering at Kathmandu University School of Engineering. She specializes in land planning, land mapping, land usage, land reform, and geomatics.
Marie-Caroline Pons is a Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at the University of Oregon (U.S.A). She has been working in collaboration with indigenous community members on the documentation and description of Trans-Himalayan (a.k.a. Tibeto-Burman, Sino-Tibetan) languages (Chepang, Magar, Khamci and Bhoto) spoken in Nepal since 2010. She is currently writing a reference grammar of Chepang and a trilingual ictionary (Chepang, Nepali, English). These projects aim at preserving and promoting the language diversity of Nepal.
Jordanne Edwards is PhD candidate at the University of Luxembourg. Influenced by her social work background with various NGOs, governmental and international agencies including UNESCO and UNICEF, she is interested in helping to develop critical and innovative intervention strategies that advance international and human rights development work. She supports IIAD with her knowledge on programme management, stakeholder management and community based practices.
Dr. Deepti Shrestha is the Head of Dentistry department at Kathmandu Medical College and operates her dental clinic Max Family Dental Clinic. She is an avid social worker and researcher and has published numerous journal articles on dentistry. She supports IIAD with health related programs and initiatives and provides dental hygiene sessions to IIADs communities.