Our Team

Anil Tamang

Anil works as a content designer at OLE Nepal with our Hamro Ramailo Kathaharu (HRK) project team. He works on content design elements and is responsible for creating gifs and illustrations for our stories, along with providing UD support, and audio and video editing. He also sources audio for dialogues and sound effects that complement the message of the stories. Anil has previously worked as a data specialist. He was motivated to join OLE for a learning experience and to implement his ideas and creativity.

Anjana has 15 years of experience managing and leading projects and programs. With a PMP and CSM certification, Anjana really believes in the core values of project management. She has been continuously involved in improving the organization processes for the effective and timely delivery of the program objectives.
Anjana joined OLE Nepal in 2016. She has previously managed the E-Paath content upgrade and expansion projects. She also managed the development of inclusive and accessible digital learning resource projects. Her past experiences include leading projects in different domains and technologies both in Nepal and the US. Anjana holds a Masters in Computer Science from Oklahoma City University and a B.Sc. from Bishop Cotton Women's Christian College in Bangalore, India. 

Anurag is a back-end developer at OLE Nepal. He works with databases with a focus on application scalability issues. He's also tasked with designing and developing the back-end infrastructure.
Keen on understanding how different systems interact with one another, he has an affinity for people and places that work at the intersection of multiple disciplines. For him, OLE Nepal is that place.
Anurag completed his Bachelors in Computing from Islington College and has an A-Level from St. Xavier’s College.

Anushree Bista

Anushree is a Communications and Outreach Officer at OLE Nepal. She is responsible for developing programs and initiating and meeting marketing and fundraising goals. Additionally she also contributes to prepare grant proposals, project reports, develop press releases and maintain the official website. As Anushree's field of expertise is marketing she has an extensive knowledge in the field of marketing and branding and has worked with renowned companies and brands of Nepal. She completed her Masters from Brunel University, London. 

Anushree hopes to give back to the community and she believes that investing in young learners’ education is the best way to build a strong foundation for a good society. As her values aligned with our mission, she found her way to work with us.

Ashraya is working as an Audio/Video Coordinator on our content development projects. He was previously involved in a different project at OLE Nepal, working as a Teaching Facilitator for laptop program schools in Jajarkot and Darchula districts. Before joining OLE Nepal, Ashraya has worked as a trainee in different NGOs. He joined OLE because of his interest in the program where he can work with the local schools and community, which will help him gain new experience in the field of education in Nepal.

Ashraya has completed Bachelors in Social Work and Psychology from Tribhuvan University.

Basanta is managing technical works related to the reliable operation of computer systems, servers, and networks at OLE Nepal. This also includes managing online and offline Epustakalaya servers and deployments. In the past, he was involved in the development of OLPC OS, setting up of school network, deployment of OLPC laptops, planning and coordination of field visits of OLE Nepal. Prior to joining OLE Nepal,  he was involved in the development of localized linux OS called Nepalinux with PAN l10n Project at Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya. 

He holds Masters of Science in Information Technology from Sikkim Manipal University, India. He is also certified in RHCE and LPI1. 

Bishal works as a software developer at OLE Nepal. He has been working with our content team in the development of interactive and inclusive digital learning materials for school education. Bishal was motivated to join OLE Nepal as a developer to be a part of the mission to uplift the education quality for all students across the country.

Bishal has completed his Bachelor's in Information Management.

Deepa is trained in primary teacher training which has equipped her with skills and knowledge in grade teaching.  As a curriculum expert in OLE Nepal, her primary responsibilities are to conceptualize new digital teaching-learning activities, review and assess activities under development, and ensure consistency between curriculum and teaching-learning materials. For 6 years she taught grades 5-10 and while teaching she completed her B.Sc. and post graduate degree in Education (PGDE) from Kathmandu University, School of Education.

Ganesh has been associated with OLE Nepal since September 2009 as the E-Pustakalaya Coordinator – senior officer. Ganesh is primarily involved in further developing and expanding OLE Nepal’s existing electronic library so that it becomes a widely and regularly-used electronic resource for students, teachers, and families in Nepal as well as for the global Nepali diaspora. Ganesh has also organised writers’ workshops to produce original content for E-Pustakalaya. Ganesh holds a Master's Degree in Anthropology/Sociology from Tribhuvan University.

Ishan works as a web developer at OLE Nepal. He is engaged in the integration of Nepali Sign Language (NSL) instruction videos in our digital learning lessons and exercises. Ishan joined OLE as he was motivated to contribute using his skills in developing interactive and inclusive digital learning content for children with learning differences in Nepal.

Ishan holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.

Kalpana works as Trainer, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at OLE Nepal. She is responsible to coordinate and maintain functional relationships with key stakeholders, to bring about positive change in perception towards the use of technology in education through teacher training. Kalpana holds a Master’s degree in Educational Management and a MPhil degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Kathmandu University. She has a keen interest in needs assessment, design and delivery of tailor made training, monitoring and evaluation, and educational research. She is a founding member of Human Development and Environment Concerns Society Nepal.

Keshav works with OLE Nepal as a Machine Learning Engineer. His primary areas of work involve designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining, and improving machine learning models and software that use these models.
Keshav also designs NLP and OCR-related applications and contributes to engineering efforts in solving complex, real-world engineering problems.

He feels that OLE Nepal's mission to use technology to improve the quality of public education in the country and to transform how children learn through engagement, exploration, and experimentation is something he strongly aligns with. He hopes to contribute to this mission. Keshav holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science & Engineering from IOE, Paschimanchal Campus.

Krisha works as a UI UX design intern at OLE Nepal. She works with our design and content teams on different projects. She has previously worked as a quality analyst at a consultancy firm. Krisha was inspired to join OLE Nepal after looking into the content and advanced learning methods we had to offer. She wanted to be a part of an organization which was helping to shape the future of Nepalese students using advanced learning tools and methods.

Krisha has completed her Bachelor in Computer Application from Pokhara University.

Kumudini is the project content lead for the Digitally Enhanced Early Grade Reading Hamro Ramailo Kathaharu project. She is responsible for the overall design and development of interactive learning activities and stories for early grades. She has taught elementary school students & also students of graduate program. Kumudini holds MA & BA degrees in English Literature.

Kumudini is the project content lead for the Digitally Enhanced Hamro Ramailo Kathaharu project. She is responsible for the overall design and development of interactive learning activities and stories for early grades. She has taught elementary school students & also students of graduate program. Kumudini holds MA & BA degrees in English Literature.

Monil works as a UI/UX Designer at OLE Nepal. He works with the content design and development team to conceptualize, visualize and produce attractive user interface, stories and game designs from the perspective of a storyteller. Monil has previously worked in an IT company on UI/UX and illustrations, and he also has experience as a Business Analyst and Project Manager. Monil has a drive for learning new skills and one of his passions includes photography. He is part of "Photowalkers Nepal” club, where they collect photos and stories around Kathmandu valley. Monil’s desire to explore and enhance his creative side, while make a positive contribution to the community, motivated him to join OLE.  He has embraced OLE's vision as his own, with the realization of using his designing and story-telling skills, while nurturing his interests and drive for positive change. Monil holds a Bachelors in Information Management (BIM) from Institute of Management Studies Affiliated with Tribhuvan University with Information Technology as a major.

Pawan works as a Content Designer in OLE Nepal, focusing on creating engaging learning content for a self-learning app for grades 4-5. 
Previously, Pawan was involved as a Content Designer for E-Paath and learning games in OLE Nepal from 2017-2018. He has also worked in rural schools in remote locations like Syangja, Kalikot, Upper Mustang, and Dolpo.
Having an interest in improving access to quality and locally contextualized education, Pawan was motivated by OLE Nepal's free and open source educational content. He hopes to create engaging learning content with OLE Nepal that will reach students throughout Nepal.
Pawan has a B.A. in Physics and Mathematics from Dartmouth College and an M.Sc. in Physics from The Ohio State University.

Priyanka is a content intern for E-Pustakalaya at OLE Nepal. Her work area deals with creating and updating content, redesigning ebooks, corresponding with authors and publications, and other content-oriented work for our digital library.
She has been a part of several community and volunteer services and is a founding member and the Director of Operations at Navya Nepal.

Priyanka is a +2 graduate from St. Xavier's College, completing her studies in Biology. Her interest in the teaching-learning field involving public relations and communications has been a key factor for her to start her work with us.

Rabi is a social entrepreneur who helped launch OLE Nepal with the vision to use technology to improve the quality of public education in Nepal, and to transform the way children learn through engagement, exploration and experimentation. Rabi has extensive experience in technological innovation and management, and a conviction that young educated Nepalis have a critical role to play in nation building. Rabi holds M.Eng. and B.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Rabi is Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leader and Asia 21 Fellow. Prior to starting OLE Nepal, Rabi established a software company in Nepal and had worked as a design engineer in the Silicon Valley.

Rabita has been with OLE Nepal since 2009 and she contributes in smooth functioning of the office administration and accounting. She is responsible for handling accounts, logistics, and procurement. Besides overseeing the administrative and accounting aspects of the organization, Rabita is also heavily involved in monitoring major administrative activities under deployments and field visits. She brings more than 10 years of experiences in department of accounting and logistics, working in the private sector. Rabita holds Masters in Business Studies from Tribhuvan University.

Ram is a web developer at OLE Nepal. His primary area of work at the company is front-end web development, Ram is working with us on our new E-Paath project.  Having a degree in Bachelor in Electronics and communication engineering Previously, Ram has worked with Silicon Soft and IT consultant Pvt. LTD. Ram is a very hardworking and talented person and is one valuable addition to our company.

Ram is dedicated to his profession and skills, and he believes that OLE Nepal is a place where he can grow in both a personal and professional sense.

RASHMI SHRESTHA

Rashmi Shrestha works as a content staff at OLE Nepal. She works with our digital library content team on conversion and formatting of textbooks to make them accessible to learners with visual impairments. Rashmi has previously worked in different organizations that focus on social issues. She has also worked as a resident technology in teaching support staff in one of OLE Nepal’s program schools in Nuwakot. During the pandemic, Rashmi volunteered with UNDP where she worked with vulnerable members of the community that included women, children, senior citizens, differently-abled individuals and members of the LGBTQI+ groups. Rashmi strongly believes that education enlightens the pathway of humans and it serves as a guide throughout one’s life. She was motivated to be a part of OLE Nepal, as she believes in the work to make an inclusive education system by supporting the government to ensure the best quality of education all over Nepal by using technology.  

Rashmi holds a Bachelor in Social Work degree, and she is currently pursuing post graduate in counselling psychology.

Rimesh is a Graphics and UI/UX designer at OLE Nepal. He works with content design and development teams to visualize and create appealing designs and graphical elements that help meet the learning objectives. Rimesh has previously worked as UI/UX designer and Graphic Designer in an IT company and design studio. OLE Nepal's vision to enhance and innovate the quality of education through technology is the key reason that motivated and encouraged him to join, contribute and grow as a part of the organization.

Rimesh has graduated from the Bachelor of Fine Arts program, majoring in graphic communication at Kathmandu University School of Arts.

Rochelle is a graphics illustrator and designer at OLE Nepal. She works with our content and game development teams to bring design ideas and concepts to life through illustrations and graphic elements. Rochelle has previous work experience in design houses as a creative, and also has experience of sharing her skills as an arts teacher at a local high school. The range of illustration based work in the content design and development projects was her main motivation for joining OLE Nepal. Rochelle has a B.A. in Fine Arts from Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Center for Art & Design, with a major in Graphic Communications.

Samrat is a robotics intern at OLE Nepal. His primary responsibilities include building robots and teaching robotics. Besides robotics, he helps to configure E-Pustakalaya’s offline servers and routers.

Samrat has been keen on robotics since he was young. He had prototyped several robots in his high school. He was also the vice president of his club, Innovation Club Motherland.

Samrat is a +2 graduate of Motherland Secondary School, Pokhara. Through OLE Nepal, he hopes to help other people foster an interest in robotics and gain a better understanding of the different fields of our work.

Sanish is working as a content staff at OLE Nepal. He works with our content team in organizing and testing new digital learning activities. Sanish has previously worked as a Teaching Facilitator for our laptop project schools in Darchula. He was motivated to join OLE to work due to the work being done to promote quality education. During his time at OLE Nepal, he expects to contribute to improving education in rural areas and lessen rural-urban education inequality.

Sanish has completed Bachelor in Business Information System and is currently pursuing his Master's in Education in English Language Teaching from Kathmandu University.

Sawal is volunteering with us as an AI Engineer. He was a Machine Learning Research Associate at Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he built robust statistical machine learning and deep learning models for analyzing biomedical data at scale. Sawal completed his undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Columbia University. Through the use of technology, mainly AI and Machine Learning (ML), Sawal envisions addressing problems that affect developing countries. He finds that his goals and interests align with our mission, especially because we've pioneered the use of technology to improve teaching-learning processes in classrooms throughout Nepal. Currently, he hopes to gain more exposure and insights into the applications of modern technologies in rural communities.

Shishir is working as a Senior Program Officer at OLE Nepal. His primary areas of work at OLE Nepal is to support the planning, implementation, and monitoring of OLE Nepal projects. Being a trained teacher, Shishir is actively involved in OLE Nepal’s teachers training programs. He holds a Master’s degree in Education from Tribhuvan University.

Shreeya is a robotics intern at OLE Nepal. She works as a robot programming facilitator, where she builds and demonstrates how to build robots. Shreeya is also helping us with our Accessibility project.

Previously, she has worked at schools, and +2 college labs and interned with organizations like SSDRC, Sahara Care Home, and Bihani Ventures.

Shreeya is a psychology student who feels connected to young people. With OLE Nepal's platform, she hopes to build better bonds with her peers and young learners to aid them in their learning journey.

As Senior Manager at OLE Nepal, Tikaraj is responsible for the overall planning of all the training programs, coordinating and managing with schools, delivering periodic training as well as updating and revising training programs and manuals. He is keen on mobilizing local community support to ensure successful integration of technology in schools and communities. Tikaraj is a trained trainer, has designed and delivered training for government officials, local bodies and community members. His previous work experience in the development sector have been with Helvetas Nepal, Rural Access Program and United Nations Development Program funded projects.

Upaya joined OLE Nepal right after the organization was formed in 2007. He was involved in the administration, finance, human resource, operations, and handled obtaining approvals for OLE Nepal’s projects from various bodies. He had led the effort to establish various official policies, codes and practices. With all these aspects related to the projects of the organization, he got to know the details of program operations. Upaya holds a M.Com. and a B.Com. (Hons.) degrees from the University of Delhi, India and had the experience of working in the banking sector for almost a decade in various capacities including that of leading the branch and the department.

Urja is a social media intern at OLE Nepal. Working with the team, she’s responsible for creating and designing social media content that is engaging and informative. Additionally, she also contributes to design work and communication tasks.

She previously has experience as a teaching assistant in government schools where she instructed and guided the students.

Urja completed her high school from Rato Bangala School.