Juna Mathema

Juna Mathema

Nepal
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Juna Mathema co-founded Blitz Media in 2002 and has established Blitz as a top research agency in Nepal. She has been an advocate of creating favorable employment opportunities and feels deeply for the cause of women and the need to give them equal opportunities to manage their lives independently. Juna has overseen more than 200 research projects covering issues of health, education, water and politics.

Juna is a member of the National Governing Council of Nepalese Young Entrepreneur Forum (NYEF) and promotes entrepreneurship among the youth of Nepal, especially women entrepreneurs. She is also a member of the 'Start-up Ecosystem Development Committee,' formed with the initiation of the Ministry of Industry, Government of Nepal, to develop and promote the start-up ecosystem in Nepal.EndFragment    

Juna's academic background includes an MBA in 2001 and a master’s degree in Sociology in 2012. She participated in the Professional Fellows Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (2014) as an entrepreneur for economic development. In 2015, she was a committee member for TEDxPatan in Nepal, and a year later she organized a summit for young women entrepreneurs.