Captain Akriti Rana, Nepalese Army, is assigned to the Nepalese Army Directorate of Human Rights. She recently returned from a deployment in the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). She is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Gender Based Violence course in San Antonio, TX. She acted as a mentor for the Girls Mentorship and Awareness Workshop in Nepal in 2016. She has a M.A in Gender Studies from Tribhuvan University of Kathmandu, Nepal.