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Shailee Basnet: Mountain climbing, helping other women and making Americans laugh

Shailee Basnet was a member of the Seven Summits Women Team that scaled Mt Everest in 2008, making them the most successful all-women expedition to Everest ever. Like all the members of the team, Basnet had scaled numerous personal Everests before she arrived in Everest base camp. “Society’s apprehensions were a big hurdle in the […]

Two-time space traveller Sandra Magnus: Our planet is so special, don’t take it for granted

  The view of a mountain range from space looked so spectacular that NASA Astronaut Dr Sandra Magnus enlisted Nepal on her bucket list and decided to visit this Himalayan country as early as she could make it. Born and brought up in Illinois of the United States, it was in middle school when she […]