Agent of Change: Bishnu Maya Pariyar

CAREER CARE • WOMAN AT WORK ​ ​Kathmandu- When you educate a girl, you educate the community. Former secretary general of the United Nations Kofi Annan called the education of girls, "the single highest returning social investment in the world today." Bishnu Maya Pariyar is a testament to that. From Boston, US, half-a-world away, Bishnu Maya is leading a movement back in her hometown, one girl, one woman at a time. The idea is simple. But it’s impact, profound—educate a dalit girl, economically empower a woman and see the age-old caste system and gender discrimination gradually but surely give way to a just and harmonious community. Herself, a dalit and a beneficiary of sponsorship programm

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