Bahar is a Public Health and Development professional with over 15 years of experience in project management and implementation. She has strong communication and coordination skills working with diverse partnerships. Her expertise focuses on capacity building, organizational development, community engagement, and service-based research. She believes in bringing out the best potential in people and has a heart for mentoring others. She has a no nonsense, roll up your sleeves approach, is process oriented, and thrives in developing her team for success. A visionary, builder, creative problem solver, and strategic thinker, she is invaluable to any organization serious in fulfilling its mission.
Most recently Bahar worked to develop a national Behavior Change Communication (BCC) project focusing on addressing pregnancy danger signs, gender-based violence and early marriage of girls in Nepal. She is originally from India, raised in the U.S. and now semi-permanently based in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Language Skills: Basic spoken and comprehension skills of Hindi and Nepali.