Komal Thakkar (Nepal)


Komal Thakkar (Nepal)

Komal Thakkar is a graduate student at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University studying gender and development economics. She is passionate about a number of issue areas as they relate to women and girls including education, livelihood strategies and workforce development, and transitional justice. Prior to Fletcher, Komal worked in US based education nonprofits in New York City. She supported fundraising initiatives at an international education organization called Pencils of Promise, implemented programs at a mentoring and career development organization for first generation college students called America Needs You, and worked in program evaluation at a school leadership development organization called New Leaders. After Fletcher, Komal would like to pursue a career advancing the rights of women in an international development organization. Komal completed her bachelor's degree at the George Washington University and is a New Jersey native. In her free time, she enjoys dance and yoga.



14 Aug

It’s All in the Details

Sarita came to Kathmandu a few weeks ago, so we went fabric shopping for the

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Posted Aug 14, 2018

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13 Aug

Where are the Perpetrators?

On Sunday, August 3rd, Ram invited Prabal and I to attend a meeting between families

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Posted Aug 13, 2018

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25 Jul

The Politics of Memory

Last semester, I took a transformative class called Memory Politics where we discussed various aspects

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Posted Jul 25, 2018

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18 Jul

The Business in Bardiya

Over the past few years, NEFAD and The Advocacy Project have facilitated embroidery trainings for

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Posted Jul 18, 2018

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04 Jul

Daughter, Granddaughter, Sister, Cousin, Aunt, Niece

Daughter, Granddaughter, Sister, Cousin, Aunt, Niece. I am all of those things at once. Which

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Posted Jul 04, 2018

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22 Jun

The Movement for Nyaya

This past Sunday, June 17th, Prabal, Lara (Peace Fellow with CONCERN), and I attended a

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Posted Jun 22, 2018

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15 Jun

With Storytelling Comes Great Responsibility

I believe storytelling is about listening and observing. It may sound counterintuitive, but the most

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Posted Jun 15, 2018

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