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Pragyan Kumar Acharya

2023 ESJ Fellow


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Pragyan Acharya (SFS'24) is a Nepali student with a major in international politics and a minor in education, inquiry, and justice (EDIJ). He is a Qatar Foundation Merit Scholarship recipient and serves as a director of Debate Network Nepal (DNN). He coaches the Nepal national team for the Worlds Schools Debating Championship, leads the GU-Q Debating Union, and has judged the semi-finals of the World Universities Debating Championship and the grand-finals of the Asian Universities Debating Championship twice. Pragyan focuses his studies on the relationship between conflict, education, and transitional justice. He interned at the Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) Directorate of Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and is currently part of a project, supported by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), researching the Education City multiversity initiative. He enjoys road trips, trekking, Nepali music, and Newa cuisine. He is a 2023 Education and Social Justice Fellow.

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