Sarita Pariyar is a writer, social justice activist, and the founding convener of the international Darnal Award for Social Justice.
She writes and delivers public-lectures on caste questions and social justice issues in and outside of Nepal. Sarita serves as a board member at Samata Foundation, Nepal Madhesh Foundation, Accountability Lab, and is an advisor to ActionAid Nepal.
She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and English Literature from Tribhuvan University. Currently, she is pursuing legal studies at the Nepal Law School, Kathmandu.
She was recently selected as a Fellow for the prestigious Draper Hills Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development at Stanford University.