Bindu is based in Nepal and works as the Outreach and Engagement Manager, contributing to the international diffusion of the interactive climate tools developed by Climate Interactive. Over the last nine years, she has worked in different capacities, both voluntarily and professionally, with individuals and institutions around the world to build their capacities in addressing climate change. She was awarded the prestigious Chevening scholarship and holds a Masters degree in Climate Change Science and Policy from the University of Bristol.
Bindu believes in leading by example and has coordinated dozens of grassroots campaigns in Nepal and beyond. Her breadth of experience as a climate communicator spans from exploring the stories of mountain yak herders to tracking the UN Climate Change Negotiations. She is a passionate advocate of climate justice and women’s leadership in driving climate-related decision-making. Before joining Climate Interactive, she worked with the Knowledge Management and Communications Unit at ICIMOD, which focuses on intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing across the eight-member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalaya.
Bindu has been honored with several awards and recognitions for her climate and sustainability leadership including, the Inspiring UN Volunteers Award, Collegiate Ambassador for Peace, and Eco-generation’s Best Regional Ambassador, to name a few. She was also listed as 25 female climate leaders shaping 2019 by The Ecologist.