Mahima Basnet holds a Master’s degree in International Relations. Her focus for her Bachelor’s studies was International Relations with a minor in Media Communications and a certificate in International Human Rights. She has volunteered for and worked with NGOs, INGOs, CSOs and other organizations. Her most recent experience was monitoring and evaluation with UN Women’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. She is passionate about human rights issues, especially those surrounding gender equality, minority rights, children’s rights, gender based violence, and is dedicated to learning more about these and other human rights issues.