Yale Himalaya Initiative

environment | livelihood | culture

Sumana Serchan

Sumana is a graduate of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Her interest in the Himalaya is deeply rooted in her identity and ethnicity. Belonging to the Thakali, an ethnic group who have settled along the banks of the Kali Gandaki river in the Himalayan region of Nepal, her interest is in natural resources management in both rural and urban landscapes.