Dawa Futi Sherpa, Executive Producer
Dawa is the eldest child of Pasang Lhamu Sherpa.
Over the course of her career, Ambassador Sherpa has held various positions in both non-profit and private sectors in Nepal and in the United States. Prior to her diplomatic appointment, she was the President of the non-profit Pasang Lhamu Foundation. Ambassador Sherpa has also spent considerable time as a member of the Nepali diaspora as a student and a professional. She received her MA in International Education from New York University, in NY, USA, and has a sound knowledge of development, importance of cultural exchange, public diplomacy and comparative perspectives on race/ethnicity.
The Nepali Embassy in Spain was established in 2018. She is only the second Nepali ambassador to Spain in the two countries’ 52-year-old diplomatic relations. She is married to Mr. Swadesh Gurung.