Aashmi Rajya Lakshmi Rana
Director, International Business
Aashmi Rana is Managing Director of Himali Pashmina Udhyog, one of the largest producers of pashmina products. She is Director of a group of companies engaged in the financial, manufacturing and trading sectors. Previously, Rana worked as Banking Executive for Himalayan Bank. She is working for the advancement of women by heading “We for Women”, a non-government organization of some of the country’s prominent women professionals. Rana was the only participant from Nepal in the International Women Leadership Mentoring Program, which was jointly organized by the US Department of State and Fortune 500 Most Powerful Women in May 2007. She successfully conducted a similar Mentorship Walk jointly with the US Embassy in Nepal. She is involved in youth career counselling in Nepal. She is a Member of various Nepalese organizations such as Nepal US Chamber of Commerce, Confederation of Nepalese Industries and Nepal Lawn Tennis Association. Rana received her degree in the United Kingdom and an MBA from the University of Southhampton.