Originally from the Western region of Nepal, Bishnu Thapa leads guiding operations and logistics for OneSeed Nepal. A graduate of Tribhuvan University, she brings a unique background of research and mountain guiding experience to our team. While completing her thesis in Anthropology, Bishnu documented the challenges and opportunities faced by Nepal’s women guides. Bishnu has worked as a research assistant for the Cornell Nepal Study Program, Empowering Women of Nepal (EWN), and the US Peace Corps. As a mountain guide with over a decade of experience, Bishnu has worked as a porter, guide, and group leader for the Union of Trekking, Travel, and Rafting – Nepal. Bishnu speaks Nepali and English.