The journey outside doesn’t mean anything if the journey inside doesn’t evolve.
Climber, Public Speaker, Stand-up Comic
Shailee Basnet, scaled Mt Everest in the year 2008. She is the leader of the‘Seven Summits Women Team’ which became the world’s first female group to scale the highest peak in each continent. Shailee and her team have received global accolades including medal decoration from the President of Nepal to an audience in the White House, USA.
With her team, she is now leading a program to help train young female survivors of trafficking become trekking guides. Following the 2015 earthquake the team is also working towards rebuilding schools in remote Nepal.
An internationally sought speaker, Shailee takes audiences on a virtual journey of the Himalayas sharing some hard-earned insights as a climber, a leader and a woman. Besides, she enjoys hitting the stage as stand-up comic and has performed at prestigious clubs in Nepal, USA and India. Her journey has been covered by the BBC, ESPN, New York Daily News, among others.
Hot News Flash!!
The Survivor Training Program is going to be featured in a Hollywood movie titled ‘In the Shadow of the Mountains’ with Selena Gomez in the lead depicting the life and work of one of the co-founders of the mission, Silvia Vasquez Lavado. Silvia is the first openly gay female to climb the 7 Summits. Silvia, Shailee and Maya started the survivor training program in 2014. Click to read the news.
From addressing over 16000 members at the Lions Clubs International Convention, inspiring entrepreneurs at EO Global Leadership Academy, to injecting passion in young students, Shailee has wowed audiences with her passionate storytelling and sincere lessons in six continents. Her keynote speeches on leadership, motivation, teamwork and women power have received standing ovations from Nepal to New York.
Survivor Training Program
Shailee and her team have been leading a program to train young female survivors of sex trafficking and abuse in Nepal.
The program provides long term mentorship to the survivors helping them become licensed trekking guides.
The vision is to enable the young survivors to build a dignified career so that they can live truly empowered lives.
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