Chandan Mishra

"I was getting a job offer with a major developer in Dubai but I decided to return to Nepal and give back to my community."

For the last two years, I have also been involved with planning the academics for Bloom Nepal School set up by one of my seniors who dared to leave a lucrative job at the World Bank and return home. I started as the Executive Director of BNS.

Ours is a residential school and currently, we have 650 students based at two campuses across two cities in Nepal. Around 50 percent of our kids hail from a very underprivileged background and are on scholarship. As the Executive Director and a Civil Engineer, I will also be overseeing the design and construction of our new schools alongside engineers from our network.

Chandan is the recipient of the 2021 NYUAD Alumni Leadership Award and will begin his MBA at NYU STERN in the Fall of 2021.  

Chandan Mishra

Class of 2019

Major: Civil Engineering

Current Location: Nepal

Current Role: Executive Director and Civil Engineer, Bloom Nepal School

Read More Stories

Sophie Arni, Class of 2017

"I identify myself as a globally minded person and NYUAD made me even more connected with people from all over.”

Juan Felipe Beltran, Class of 2014

“I’m a big believer in the idea that your biggest growth does not come from your teachers, but from the people you go through experiences with."