IDCE Students Profiles

Ashta Ghimire (IDSC '2014)

Ashta Ghimire (Nepal) received her Bachelors in Commerce with a major in Finance from Symbiosis Collage Pune, India and a Post-graduate diploma in Women Studies from Tribhuvan University.She worked as a credit intern in Nabil Bank for the course of 8 months; she has also worked as a research assistant to conduct various field surveys and for preparing reports. She is a promoter as well as general secretary of a Non-governmental Organization called “Sunder Samaj” which focuses in providing business development services to enterprising women. She was working as a Junior SME & MF (elaborated as Small and Medium Enterprise and Microfinance) Expert in PlaNet Finance, Nepal (Non-governmental Organization-head quartered in Paris, France) before joining Clark. While working in PlaNet Finance her work was focused on providing training and technical assistance to SMEs and Microfinance Institutes of rural part of Nepal. Her research interest is to focus on access to finance to those women who have enterprising quality and providing helping them upgrading their existing skills.