Bindu Bhandari

Media Assistant

Knowledge Management and Communication

Bindu Bhandari joined ICIMOD in 2017 as an intern and currently serves as Media Assistant. In her current position, she assists with the institution’s media-related affairs, including social media management. Prior to joining ICIMOD, she was a climate change campaigner, tracking international climate change negotiations and serving as Vice President of CliMates, an international think-and-do tank on climate change. 

She has over four years of experience in communicating climate science among youth and has been affiliated to international institutions like Climate Interactive, Tunza Eco-generation, and Rotaract Club in various capacities in the past. She is also an Asia Pacific Youth Forum alumni of ICIMOD.

Bhandari is a graduate in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS), Chitwan, Nepal. She has received several national and international awards for her socio-environmental activism, including Best Regional Ambassador Award of Tunza Eco-generation, Collegiate Ambassador for Peace Award by the Universal Peace Federation, Rotaract Star Award by Rotaract District 3292 Nepal-Bhutan, and Inspiring Volunteer Award by UN Volunteers Nepal.