Ayushma Maharjan

Ayushma Maharjan is a thinker and an ardent libertarian. She is currently working as a Research and Communications Officer, where she is regularly involved in drafting research papers, discussing her findings with relevant stakeholders and advocating for policy changes. She also writes blogs and articles on contemporary economic issues of Nepal.  Ayushma has also designed and implemented a number of public-private dialogue events, and workshops and training to inform youth and leaders on alternative ideas to development. Through these efforts, she aspires to craft conducive policy reforms, redefine policy discourse, and strengthen the policy sphere of Nepal.

Her current areas of focus are policy reforms for agriculture development, improving business and investment climate, timely and quality infrastructure development, and sustainable poverty reduction through economic development. She also works towards improving governance, and strengthening the public policy process at both national and sub-national level.