Ms. Laxmi Shrestha has been serving Samarpan Academy ICMS as a Research fellow. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master's degree in Crisis Management Studies. Ms. Laxmi has participated in different field visits and exposure programs. She also worked in the recent flood of 2019 in Sarlahi District as a volunteer to support agencies in flood response and need assessment. She also worked as a research fellow in a project called "Comprehensive Community led Risk Assessment and Management in Langtang Valley" jointly led by ICIMOD and ICMS.