Meet The Team
Programmes Director Joey Owen is a founding member of FtL since 1999, with over 20 years of experience as a project manager, facilitator and performance coach, both in the UK and India and Nepal. Committed to communities in Nepal, she uses her background in Community Film and Theatre (BA), Theatre for Development (MA) and is a qualified Drama Teacher to bring about lasting, positive change.
Shree Krishna Thapa
With approximately 20 years of working in the Development Sector Shree Krishna has devoted most of his working life to the upliftment of those in his Nepali community. He has a BA hons in English Literature and is also a University Lecturer at the Kushadevi Campus of Kathmandu University. He has worked diligently with Freedom to Learn since 2012.
Model School Programme Lead, and RCF President. Bina has worked with Freedom to Learn since 2012, starting out as a secondary student participating in AoE! She went on to get a BA in Education, eventually securing her post as a Primary teacher in 2018. 2 years later she became head of the Model School Programme team at Kushadevi School.
Finance Officer She has completed her Master’s Degree in Finance & Population from Tribhuvan University. Working with Freedom to Learn since 2020. She is also a lecturer in Finance and Accounts with the Kathmandu University Campus, Kushadevi.