What is the best skill you could develop to improve your life, your career, and society? Has your story inspired or motivated others?
It is important to invest in skills for both professional and personal growth, whether you are developing the skills necessary to stand out from the crowd in a job interview or learning something entirely new to prepare for a role, industry, or new passion. The current market aims to mobilize the ambitions and skills of the next generation in order to build a better future for themselves and the world.
Recognition is an incentive that change makers need, and through the Nabil Skill Hero Award, we are creating a platform to honor individuals who have succeeded using their skills.
You might be wondering what the Nabil Skill Hero Award is;
The Nabil Skill Hero Award is part of Skill Week, a festival where we celebrate skills and empower youth through hands-on opportunities. An event full of creativity, skills, inspirations, and insights takes place over a week-long period.
Nabil Skill Hero Award recognizes the hardship and dedication to respective fields over the years and honors them. The Nabil Skill Hero Award recognizes individuals who have mastered skills that equip them for life and work. Each year, this award recognizes skills and the impact of an individual on each of the following categories: Art & Culture, Entrepreneurship, Tourism & Hospitality, Science & Technology.
Why Skill Award?
A great initiative promoting skills among young Nepalese people, Skill Award is a wonderful program. By bringing attention to the Need for Skills for Jobs in Nepal, it also recognizes the individuals who have achieved success through their skills. In this way, it encourages and supports young people in Nepal, so that skills can be developed and things can be done there.
Reminiscence of Nabil Skill Hero Award 2020 and 2021
From the year 2020; Skill Hero Award journey was started to honor individuals and highlight each individual’s skills to a global audience. On the occasion of the Closing Ceremony of Skill Week, our personalities from four different industries who have ‘achieved success by utilizing their skills’ were honored for their contributions;
In the sector of Tourism and Hospitality; Ms. Ambika Shrestha, Chairperson at Dwarika’s Hotel & Mr. Gagan Pradhan, MD at Himalayan Java was honored as Nabil Skill Hero for the year 2020 and 2021. They have been influential figures who have made a mark in the industry and played an integral role.
For the second pillar i.e. Science and Technology, Mr. Bishwas Dhakal, Founder of F1 Soft International Pvt. Ltd. was honored in 2020 for his efforts to provide a digital ecosystem that connects people in Nepal to financial services in simple, affordable, and secure ways. For the year 2021, Mr. Pavitra Bahadur Gautam, Co-Founder and CEO of Karkhana was honored for his efforts to provide a platform that can connect real-life and classroom using maker-based education to create critical learners for the 21st century & impact education the same way.
Likewise, Ms. Mithila Sharma & Kutumba was honored for their dedication in the field of Art and Culture for the year 2020 and 2021. In the Entrepreneurship category, Mr. Nakim Uddin, Chairman of Team Quest, QFX and Ms. Shanti Chadha, Founder President of Federation of Women Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal was honored with the award for their pioneering contribution in the year 2020 and 2021.
The ceremony will also honor individuals from four different industries who have ‘practiced skills to create impact’. It is our mission to spread our wings and reach out to more aspiring individuals in Nepal. By doing so, we hope to recognize and celebrate creative minds. Recognizing skills gives us great pleasure. In addition, skills are important in life and their recognition adds value in their life. It is skills that make an individual stand out in their personal and professional life.