Ravi Kumar, @RaviNepal

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Here are selected speaking engagements — topics include open data, civic technology, entrepreneurship, social media, social good, strategic crisis communications, youth empowerment, and digtial literacy. Contact for availability.

  • Panelist: Social entrepreneurship, World Bank Global Youth Summit, August 2018
  • Keynote guest lecturer: Social entrepreneurship, The Fund for American Studies, Washington, D.C., July 2017
  • Speaker: How to use digital tool and data to unleash the potential of Nepal, Ace Institute of Management, Kathmandu, February 2017
  • Speaker, 6th Annual Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop: How to use social media, data & SMS to help during a natural or man made crisis, Washington, D.C., October 2016
  • Moderator: Social Media and Social Good, Social Media Weekend, New York City, June 2016,
  • Presenter and Co-Chair, Making it Count: Effective Use of Data by Nonprofits, Open Data Day, Washington, D.C. March 2016
  • Social Media and Social Entrepreneurship, Dartmouth College, February, 2016
  • Panelist at “A discussion on digital crisis communications,” White House Office of the Chief of Protocol, Washington, D.C., June 2015
  • Entrepreneurship and future of BitCoin with Haseeb Awan, Digital Youth Summit, Pakistan, May 2015
  • Panelist, “Putting your journalism skills to use in other careers,” Columbia University, April 2015
  • Moderator, Global Forum on Entrepreneurship, World Bank, August 2014
  • Facilitator and Trainer, Digital Literacy Workshop, Code for Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal, August 2014
  • Guest speaker, MBA class, Don Bosco College, Kathmandu, Nepal, January 2014
  • Panelist at “The role of open data in fragile states and conflict situations,” World Bank, Washington, D.C., March 2014
  • Academic and Cultural Series Speaker at Buena Vista University, Iowa, November 2013
  • Panelist at Youth to Youth Event at the World Bank, World Bank, Washington, D.C., May 2013