Executive Committee

LeewaPresident: Leewa Khatiwada
Leewa is a Licensed Masters Social Worker in Missouri, she currently works at SSM Health. She moved to Saint Louis 15 years ago to pursue her Masters in Social Work at Washington University in Saint Louis. She is currently pursuing her MBA. She is also one of the founding members of GSTLNC hence this organization is very close to her heart. She is active in the community and takes pride in teaching her kids about her culture. Leewa is a mother of two children who keep her busy.

Vice-President: Shyam Basnet
Vice-President: Kamal Thapa
Secretary of Communications: Sumin Dahal

Secretary of Public Affairs: Amina Shrestha
Hi, I am Amina Shrestha. I have been living in the US since 2003. I started my journey from Michigan where I completed my undergrad degree and moved to Saint Louis to finish my MBA. I am currently working for Wells Fargo Advisors. My hobbies include traveling, shopping, and community work. I also like to help our community highlight and persevere the Nepali culture and heritage. I consider my friends and family as my greatest asset.


Secretary of Student Affairs: Jessica Giri
Jessica Giri has been living around this area for 10 years. She went to Mckendree University for her undergraduate degree, and she is currently pursuing MBA at Saint Louis University. She is a CPA working for an agricultural lending company, Rabo AgriFinance. In her spare time, she likes to binge watch shows, travel, try out new foods and work out.


Treasurer: Dhiraj Pradhan

Harish Chand
Neelam Kayastha

manilamathemaExecutive Member: Manila Mathema
Manila Mathema was born and raised in Lalitpur, Nepal. She has been a resident of St. Louis since 2007. She moved to the USA with her husband, to pursue their graduate studies. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and Master’s degree in Business Administration. She currently holds a professional career in the field of IT management.



Executive Member: Puspanjali Bhatta Wagle
Pushpanjali is Clinical Research Team Lead at Washington University. She is very passionate about research in oncology. She dreams of a world free of cancer. She loves movies, music and outdoor activities. She is crazy about family and friends. She wants to be a part of GSTLNC because she wants to help grow love, togetherness and passion for our culture and community.


Executive Member: RamKrishna (RK) Wagle
RK is a tech enthusiast and very passionate about how technology interacts with human behavior and how it is shaping the way we work and live. RK loves outdoors and sports. RK firmly believes in bigger and stronger Nepalese community and is eager to bring Nepalese of all ages, profession and interests to our GSTLNC platform.


ManojExecutive Member: Manoj Nepal
Manoj Nepal is very active in his community and supports the community in every way possible. He is also president of Bhutanese Association of Saint Louis. He is father of a beautiful baby boy. Manoj likes to help needy human beings around the universe.



ArzunExecutive Member: Arzun Chauhan





ReemaExecutive Member: Reema Shakya





Anupama Shrestha

Ashim Lamichane
Prakash Shahi
Prabhakar Dhungana

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