Supervisory Board member

Laxmi Nepal is active in the movement for  rights and empowerment of women with disabilities on grassroots, national, regional and global level. She is the founder and Executive Director of Access Planet Organization, an organisation led by young women with disabilities in Nepal, working for the promotion of rights, empowerment and inclusion of persons with disabilities in general and young women with disabilities in specific.

Laxmi is also a Board Member for Loom Nepal, President for the Federation of Women with Disabilities (Bagmati Province) and Vice-President for Bhaktapur Association of the Blind. Laxmi’s areas of expertise are gender and disability, information accessibility, technological capacity building, economic empowerment, development of professionalism and improvement of quality education of girls and young women with disabilities.

Laxmi is Nepalese and currently lives in Nepal.