Hem Raj Dhakal, PhD

Position: Founder, Board Member, Director (Social Sciences), Investigator Social Sciences
Email: hemrajdhakal@gmail.com
Mob: +1 2025694585
Categories: Board members, Director, Director (Social Sciences), Founding members, Investigator Social Science, Team members

Founder and Executive Director
Live Peace Tech
Silver Spring Maryland, USA

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  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership and Development Grand Canyon University, AZ (2017)
  • M.A., Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation, Eastern Mennonite University, VA (2008)
  • M.A., English Literature, Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu (2002)
  • B. Ed., English, Mahendra Ratna Campus, Tahachal, Kathmandu (2000)

Additional Information

Dr. Hem Raj Dhakal was born in Surkhet, Nepal. He taught English in various high schools and colleges. After completing a master’s degree in English Literature from Nepal, he moved to the United States to pursue another master’s degree in Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation and Ed. D. in Organizational Leadership and Development. Dr. Dhakal also established two social enterprises and one nonprofit organization in the United States. In addition, he serves as a secretary and assistant director of a nonprofit organization located in Washington DC.

Specialization / Interest

  • Role of leadership in social enterprises
  • Development of Benefit Organizations: Fulfilling economic, social, and ecological missions
  • Ecopreneurship
  • Interconnection between innovation, entrepreneurship, and creating employment opportunities
  • Sustainable peacebuilding/conflict transformation and poverty alleviation