Wai Wai and Glocal Pvt. Ltd. together have unveiled the list of 20 brightest and influential Nepali teenagers under the age of 20 on 8 August. The teenagers are from diverse fields ranging from social work, child right activism, computer programming, science, journalism, technology and entrepreneurship among others.
The annual list of game changers seeks to recognize and honour the exceptional teenagers from various fields. Glocal’s 20 under 20 is an umbrella title for 20 early change-makers stepping out to create an impact in the society.
Releasing the list, Asish Thakur, Executive Director of Glocal Pvt. Ltd., said, “We are unveiling this list for the second year now and so far, I am delighted to see these young minds grow and thereby help their society prosper. On one hand, they have proved to be a strong team of like-minded teens and on the other, they are, the future leaders.”
The selected teens were Aanchal Adhikari, Aashutosh Sapkota, Abhiskek Adhikari, Amit Khanal, Anil Pradhan, Anisha Ruchal, Bikalpa Dhungana, Deepa Adhikari, Deepshika Ghimire, Dipisha Bhujel, Kovid Raj Panthy, Nibesh Baral, Palisha Shakya, Prashansha KC, Rhythm Sah, Sahil Kumar Gupta, Saugat Tiwari, Sudarshan Subedi, Swornim Shrestha and Yatish Ojha.
The 20 young inspiring change-makers were selected by a respected jury panel through an intense selection round for the impacts they have created in the society. These teenagers were selected from a pool of 530+ applications from across the nation.