Award for Lily Thapa, founder of Women for Human Rights, Kathmandu, Nepal

25th February, 2009 - Posted by salliegratch - No Replies

Reported from Lily Thapa’s office in Kathmandu, Nepal:

On March 9, 2007 the Boss Magazine conferred the 3rd Boss Top ten Business Excellence Awards. Ashoka Fellow Lily Thapa working for  empowerment of single women (widows) won the Best Social Entrepreneur Award.

The Boss is a magazine that  seeks to promote an environment conducive to business excellence through information. the boss also is a forum that celebrates the spirit of entrepreneurship in Nepal. In 2005 they added a new category Best Social Entrepreneur amongst the other 9 categories which is a tribute to the spirit of entrepreneurship and Business Excellence in Nepal.The Boss which originally featured only business icons have now started to feature social entrepreneurs , many of them Ashoka Fellows, because of the close association Ashoka has had with Boss.

Comment from WFC:  Congratulations Lily!  (Sallie Gratch and Betsy Chandler met with women founders in Lily’s office during their travels to Nepal in January, 2007.)

Posted on: February 25, 2009

Filed under: Archives 2007

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