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Sandipa Thapa Basnyat

Sandipa Thapa Basnyat is the international student career consultant at the F. David Fowler Career Center. She provides career coaching and advising support to students. She develops international student programming which includes workshops and presentations. She partners with the International Student Office and other campus resources for international students. She addresses the specialized needs of international students to help develop marketing plans. She also works with the employer relations team to source/educate companies for international student hiring. Sandipa provides Tourism and International development expertise.

Sandipa has experience and a passion for working in multicultural environment and has more than 12 years of experience in management positions. She has both business and career coaching experience. She co-founded The Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management and acted as the Director of Marketing, Admissions, and Human Resources. She worked as a Sales & Marketing manager of Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathamndu, Nepal and also worked in Hotel Renaissance, Zurich, Switzerland. Prior to GWSB, she was working with World Bank Family Network in their editorial team of WBFN's monthly newsletter called the "MOSAIC" and assisted with various spouse programs e.g. Welcoming Coffee, annual programs etc.

Sandipa has an MBA from Kathmandu University with concentration in Human resources and has an undergraduate degree in Hospitality Management from Switzerland. She is also a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) from the Educational Institute of American Hotel & Lodging Association, USA.