Alfa M. Shakya

Alfa M. Shakya is a writer by heart and a business graduate by education. An avid reader since childhood, her love of words has kept her involved in content writing, curation, and editing. 

Alongside her undergraduate degree in business, Alfa also pursued Chinese language at the Confucius Institute at Kathmandu University. She is a recipient of the Confucius Institute Scholarship. She also represented Nepal at the 14th Chinese Bridge Competition 2015 held in Chang Sha – an international contest hosted by the Confucius Institute/Hanban for foreign college-level students pursuing Chinese language.

Alfa is also a Toastmaster and she is currently the Vice President Education at KU-SOM Toastmasters club. She is also the Editor for Division A, District 41 for 2019/20. In 2019 she went on to win the First Runner Up place at the District Finals of the International Speech Contest at Oration 2019, Kolkata.Music is another area that interests Alfa. During her spare time, you can find her strumming her instruments and humming songs. You can also find her poetic and literary side as she continues to pen her thoughts through her blogs, thewordcastle.com and medium.com/@alfamshakya