Nepal Asatthawasi

Director of Development and Operations

Nepal Asatthawasi directs Pratt Center’s fundraising, partnership and communication efforts, oversees all operational systems, and works closely with all Pratt Center staff on program development and implementation. 

Prior to joining Pratt Center, Nepal was the Assistant Director of NYDesigns, a business accelerator program at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY specializing in incubating and growing design and tech hardware startups and small businesses. She previously lead business development and project management at a multidisciplinary design studio and served as a fundraising and communications consultant for NGOs in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. Nepal received her BA from Columbia College, Columbia University and graduate degrees in urban design and planning at the London School of Economics and the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. She was a 2013-2014 participant of Coro Leadership New York. 

Nepal most recently lived in Greenpoint, Brooklyn for twelve years, where she visited up to three playgrounds a day with her 3-year old and helped organize the annual epic block party on Kent Street. She is now based in the Hudson Valley.