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Shreeya Giri on Forbes' List of Influential People Under 30 for 2024

News 16 May 2024 789 0

Shreeya Giri

Shreeya Giri: Recognized by Forbes Magazine's Prestigious "30 Under 30" list for 2024

Shreeya Giri, a dynamic 28-year-old from Kathmandu, has been honored in Forbes magazine's prestigious "30 Under 30" list for 2024. Featured in the 'Social Impact' category, Giri stands out as an influential young leader in Asia.

Journey of Resilience and Innovation

During her master's studies in London, the COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on Giri's mental health. Struggling with limited access to mental health resources, she realized the urgent need for accessible mental health support. Upon returning to Nepal, she founded Happy Minds, a digital platform dedicated to providing mental health counseling.

Happy Minds: Revolutionizing Mental Health in Nepal

Happy Minds offers a comprehensive range of mental health services, including:

  • Individual Counseling: Available both online and in-person.
  • Group Workshops: Facilitating group therapy sessions and mental health workshops.
  • Employment Assistance Program: Collaborating with companies like Unilever Nepal, Leapfrog, and The British College to provide free psychological counseling to employees.

Achievements and Recognition

  • SAARC Startup Awards 2022: Happy Minds was awarded Best Newcomer from Nepal.
  • Youth Co:Lab Summit 2023: Giri represented Nepal, highlighting her contributions to mental health advocacy.

Global Reach and Impact

Happy Minds extends its services to Nepalis worldwide, ensuring mental health support is accessible regardless of location. By addressing the stigma and challenges associated with mental health, Giri and her team are making significant strides in transforming the mental health landscape in Nepal and beyond.

Inspiring Change and Promoting Well-being

Shreeya Giri's journey from a student in London to a mental health advocate in Nepal exemplifies resilience and dedication. Her work with Happy Minds is not only providing crucial support but also fostering a more open and accepting attitude towards mental health.

By offering both digital and physical counseling services, Giri is ensuring that mental health care is within reach for everyone, making a lasting impact on countless lives.