Prarthana Gurung

Prarthana Gurung is a first-generation daughter of Nepali immigrants, born and raised in the South. She currently serves as the Campaigns & Communications Manager at Adhikaar. Prarthana has worked within various issue-based movements on a national and state level, including anti-fracking, violence against indigenous women and girls, indigenous land rights, DREAMers, and public health. She returns to Adhikaar after four years of campaign consulting work in D.C. to lead the organization’s local and national campaign strategy, particularly around the Nail Salon Workers program, and manage the organization’s overall communications work.

Prarthana resides in Astoria, Queens. You can check her out online on Instagram and Facebook.