Alina Saba
Advisor

Patronus: Cat

Favourite Quote: they tried to bury us but they did not know we were seeds , we will grow into forest.

Alina Saba is a Limbu Indigenous Woman from Nepal with a passion for indigenous people’s rights and climate justice. Born and raised in Nepal, she has experience of working with the marginalized indigenous women of the most remote part of the country. Co-founder of the youth think tank organization Nepal Policy Center she has been actively involved in organizing political discourses and events on the rights of marginalized peoples of Nepal. In 2014 she was selected from more than 500 candidates in an open, global nomination call by United Nations to be one of the civil society speakers at the UN Climate Summit. She has participated in many international spaces advocating for the rights of indigenous women like in COP20 and United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. She holds a master’s degree in Sociology and is currently associated with Asia Pacific Forum on Women Law and Development (APWLD). Alina is passionate about advancing the indigenous rights, climate justice activism and young women leadership. She is fluent in Nepali, Hindi and English and tweets as @AlinaHangma.

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