Manisha Shrestha was born in Nepal and raised in Colorado. She came to the States with her family at the age of 3. Her parents taught her the value of working hard and giving back. She is a Solution Manager, supporting USDA in various technical (IT) projects. She has over 18 years of experience working with international organizations and creating sustainable projects in improvised communities. As a Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer from the Philippines, she has extensive experience in fundraising and building key strategic partnerships to drive change. She is passionate about working and providing her healthcare, education, and sustainability expertise.