Panelist: Bhawani Rana
Bhawani Rana is the president of the Federation of Nepali Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI). She is also a promoter for SAARC Chamber Craft Village, a member of the Federation of Women Entrepreneurs Association Nepal (FWEAN), a member of the SAARC Chamber Women Entrepreneur Council (SCWEC), the chairman of Fortuna Group, one of the directors of National Life Insurance Co. Ltd and an advisor to Nepal Journalist Tourism Association, Mid/Far West Nepal. In addition, she is the director of Nepalgunj based- Sneha Hotel and chairperson of Sneha Group. Rana is a National Awardee from the President of Nepal. She has received recognition for Outstanding Entrepreneur Contribution from the Ministry of Industry in March 2009 as well as a Medal from the Home Ministry in 2005 for serving the flood victims of mid-west Nepal; and recognition awards from various national organizations and documented as one of the “Women Human Rights Defenders.” She is currently involved in the promotion of hospitality, banking and agriculture.