Ravi Kumar @RaviNepal

International Development and Digital Strategy in Washington, DC

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Ravi is a digital strategy leader, and good governance advocate. He uses technology and media to create opportunities and help deliver aid.

He has been named in Forbes 30 Under 30's list of social entrepreneurs in Asia.

His projects have been profiled in the New York Times, NBC, & BuzzFeed.

By day, he leads digital strategy for Governance Global Practice at the World Bank in Washington.

He also volunteers with the non-profit he co-founded, Code for Nepal, which seeks to increase digital literacy and the use of open data. His TIME op-ed about using data to deliver aid in Nepal was named by the Aspen Institute as one of the five best ideas of the day.

He serves on Buena Vista University’s President’s Advisory Council, and was a Penn Kemble Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy.

In 2009, he co-founded Grassroot Movement in Nepal, a non-profit that has rebuilt more than 25 schools.

  • Work
    • The World Bank
  • Education
    • Columbia University