Salonee Shrestha

Staff Accountant (New York)

Contact Salonee

sshrestha@seedsofpeace.org

Salonee came to United States in 2014 from Nepal. She worked at the Seeds of Peace Camp in Maine during the summer of 2015 as its bookkeeper before joining the organization as a full time staff accountant in 2016. She is based in New York City, but continues her Camp bookkeeper duties during the summer in Maine.

Salonee comes to Seeds of Peace with over seven years of experience in the non-profit sector. Previously, she worked at Search for Common Ground in Kathmandu, serving many roles in the nonprofit’s finance department including managing budgets, working with youth, processing check request, recruiting, and leading trainings.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management.

“I've been involved with a number of peacebuilding and conflict transformation organizations. What distinguishes Seeds of Peace is that it works with young people and future leaders. Seeing those kids from regions of conflict coming together makes me believe in the possibility of peace.”