Partner Profile: Bibek Basnet

Each month, we highlight individuals working to make the justice system more accessible to DC residents. Meet Bibek, who has joined the DC Bar Foundation as a Communications Temp.

Name
Bibek Basnet

Job/Position 

Communications Temp 

Organization 

The DC Bar Foundation 

Where did you grow up? 

Kathmandu, Nepal 

What brought you to DC? 

Nonprofits, friends, and city life (I went to school in rural Vermont)  

What was your first job in DC, and what did you learn? 

Canvass Directing for a grassroots advocacy group. I learned how to talk with strangers and accept rejections.  

 

INTERESTING FACTS 

Daily Habit 

Meditation 

Favorite App 

Messenger 

Favorite Vacation Spot 

Lumbini- the birthplace of Buddha 

One item from your bucket list 

Being the lead singer for a band 

 

CAREER PATH 

Most rewarding element of your work 

When I can enjoy my work while also being able to help someone 

List three main challenges you faced early on in your career 

Physical illness, ego, lack of mental stamina 

 

LEGAL AID 

Your dream for our legal system is… 

Simpler and more accessible

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