Surya Karki

HIA Program:

Poland Poland 2015


Born and raised in Madi Mulkharka to a single mother, Surya is a rising senior at the College of the Atlantic. His academics focus on economic development and sustainable business. Apart from dedicating his time to finishing his education in Maine, he has co-founded several organizations that include Maya Universe Academy, Diyalo Foundation Inc. and United World Schools Nepal. Currently, he is working to bring Diyalo Foundation Inc. into full operation while also overseeing United World Schools works in Nepal. Beginning this year, Surya will work with teammates from Diyalo Foundation Inc. and United World Schools Nepal to establish fifteen community schools in Sankhuwasabha District. These schools will provide more than 3000 underprivileged children with quality education. After College of the Atlantic, Surya hopes to pursue graduate studies in public administration and international development.