Women's Forum Global Meeting 2023


Sulata Dhakal

Smart Cheli

Director of Program


Sulata Dhakal is the Director of Program at Smart Cheli, a non-profit social enterprise that aims to balance the gender gap in STEM fields through mentorship and STEM-based workshops. Sulata holds a Master’s degree in Structural Engineering and is also an Erasmus+ Scholar. Her passion has led her to become a mentor at the 1000 Girls 1000 Future program by the New York Academy of Sciences as well as a One Young World Ambassador where she uses her voice to make STEM more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. She has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State (IVLP), Vital Voices, Estée Lauder, and the Pratt & Whitney E-STEM Award for her leadership and services.