Sarita Bista, Graduate Assistant

Ms. Bista has worked as a Graduate Assistant at ICMS since early 2017, in her final year of the Masters of Crisis Management Studies program. Ms. Bista has assisted in the coordination of a number of high profile workshops and seminars organised jointly with partner INGOs, the Government of Nepal, and the Nepal military and armed police forces. Possessing a BA in Social Work and Rural Development, she has applied the skills and knowledge gained in her undergraduate degree to the context of CM. She has a high level of understanding of humanitarian assistance, transnational social issues, and urban-rural development processes, and is skilled in proposal writing, stress management and leadership development tools, which she regularly employs in her role.