Amiansu Khanal is the founder of ShEmpowered. She was born in Kathmandu, Nepal, and grew up just outside of Washington D.C. She is passionate about global justice and women empowerment causes that are pertinent to the Global South. She is a third year at Connecticut College and is pursuing degrees in Economics and Government.This summer, she will be working for ShEmpowered and will travel to various villages in Nepal to combat chaupadi. She will also work with local law enforcement to create legal awareness amongst women and educate them on their rights. She wishes to generate an honest discussion about chaupaddi and encourage law-enforcement officials to prosecute its offenders.