Samiksha Neupane is currently working as Research Officer at Centre for Social Change. She has her more than 5 years of work experience in the field of youth and professional development. She was also a NORHED Scholar and studied at University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka as an exchange student during the course of her MA study. She was also awarded a research fellowship to conduct research on community mediation by The Asia Foundation. She has represented Nepal in an international training in dialogue and mediation organized by Uppsala University, Sweden in 2018. She is currently involved on two research projects, one focuses on nonviolence and another on Gender, War Trauma, and Peace building. Her research interest is in peacebuilding and community mediation. She holds her Master’s degree in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies from Tribhuwan University and a Bachelor’s degree in Development studies from Kathmandu University.