Deependra Chaulagain is Acting managing Director of GEN Nepal and Director of Operations at Samriddhi Foundation where he is responsible for devising and executing operational systems, processes and policies to ensure sound administration of the organization. He also oversees the development of outreach programs of the Foundation and coordinates the organization’s outreach with parliamentarians, politicians and bureaucrats. He has remained a youth activist and has long experience of designing and executing several national and international programs in youth participation, youth politics, youth volunteerism and peace building. He was also associated with Youth Initiative, where he was a team leader and facilitator of ‘Civic Leadership School’. In 2005, Deependra was nominated as a team leader of Monitoring and evaluation of “Breaking the cycle of poverty through the Empowerment of Adolescent girls” a project under UNSECO. He has also served as a Vice President of Association of Youth organization of Nepal (AYON) where he was responsible fin handling all the issues related to member organizations, designing programs to empower youth and youth organizations and monitor the projects of AYON. He joined Samriddhi Foundation in 2007 and is also a former president of Liberal Youth of South Asia (LYSA), a network of liberal youth and liberal youth organizations of South Asia. He holds a Master degree in Political Science.