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A Discussion Program with
(Coordinator of Seven Summits Women, a world renowned mountain climbers group)
Members of Seven Summits Women at Mount Everest along with other climbers
(for more info, please visit their website at http://sevensummitswomen.org/ , their indiegogo page http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/7-summits-women-team , facebook https://www.facebook.com/Sevensummitswomen, twitter https://twitter.com/7summitswomen, and youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zM7RQXn7Vt0&feature=youtube)________
About the program
Shailee Basnet will discuss about their expeditions to climb 7 highest peaks of the world including Mount Everest. Their group came up with this idea as they aspired to do something which could be meaningful for women's empowerment not just in Nepal but in world stage.
Their community activities and involvements focus in the areas of
"Education, Empowerment and Environment"
Out of 7, they have already scaled 4 peaks including Mt. Everest and the highest peaks in Australia, Europe and Africa. Shailee Basnet will share about their journey from Mt. Everest to Mt. Kilimanjaro, and their achievements, surprises and lessons learnt while making their mission to show how a group of Nepali women could highlight the potentials of women to the entire world.
WHEN: Sunday, July 14th
WHERE: George Washington University Law School
Stockton Room # 301
2000 H St NW Washington, DC 20052
Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom GWU and Farragut West
(Blue and Organge Line)
Shailee Basnet represents a team of 7 Nepali women climbing the highest mountains in each continent. Out of 7 they have already scaled 4 peaks including Mt. Everest and the highest peaks in Australia, Europe and Africa. In addition to climbing, they visit schools and motivate students after each climb in respective countries. Her group work together with local women on learning from each other. They have also been actively promoting tourism in Nepal together with Nepal Tourism Board.
She will share about the journey from Mt. Everest to Mt. Kilimanjaro, the achievements, the surprises and the lessons learn, be it in making dreams come true or highlighting Nepal in the world map.
This team has been internationally covered by worldwide media. Shailee and her team are experienced speakers with experience of making over 150 presentations including at the Ministry in Australia, University of Colorado and Smith College in Massachusetts. She and her team will share her experiences and make a presentation.
Brought to you by
Washington Discussion Forum
America Nepal Women’s Association of Greater Washington D.C (ANWA) (http://www.anwa-dc.org/)
(With a support from George Washington University Law School)
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(Water and a light refreshments will be served)