Preety Pradhananga holds a master’s degree in Environment and Natural Resources from Kathmandu University. She started her career as a humanitarian practitioner and has experience in the fields of emergency response, disaster and natural resource management, climate change and agriculture. She
joined Clean up Nepal as a trainer for Zero Waste at Schools program in May 2019.
She has worked as an assistant officer in Caritas Nepal for Nepal Emergency Response program during the 2015 earthquake. Her key responsibilities were to maintain the database, monitor and report disaster related emergencies. She has also worked as an editorial intern and was responsible for collating, writing and publishing online newsletters related to environmental issues.
As an environment graduate, she believes in responsible utilization of resources for sustained and prolonged use and better quality of life for present and future generations. She is always trying to make people aware about sustainable consumption behaviors and utilization of alternative resources. At Clean up Nepal, she has been successful in engaging schools and communities in sustainable waste management through the Zero Waste at Schools program. She loves working with children, teachers and school communities and helping them learn about waste and manage it responsibly. She likes to read, volunteer and travel and is always passionate about learning and transforming communities.