Dr. Anjan Shakya is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to Israel. She was Board Member of Prime Ministerial Advisory Council for Promotion of Industry and Commerce.
She was Deputy Executive Director of Institute of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2012. She was Chairperson of International Concern Center Nepal (ICC). She has operated training and orientation programs not only for the governmental officials (officers to senior level) but also for the civilians for the benefit of the country on the issues of foreign affairs, economic diplomacy, hydel diplomacy, tourism, trade, labor, women empowerment, organized seminars, workshops, conferences on bilateral, regional, international issues and national issues as well and published books, reports, journals, souvenirs etc.
She did Ph.D. in Management from Tribhuvan University. She was Professor of Presidential Business School (Westcliff University, California, USA). She was the lecturer of Padma Kanya Multiple College, TU (1999 to 2007). She has been involved in different leading organizations from the past 20 years.
Dr. Shakya was Chairperson of Women Chamber of Commerce, Executive Member of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) and Nepal-China Chamber of Commerce. She has also been affiliated with civic, public or international organizations such as Life Member of Nepal Council of World Affairs (NCWA), Nepal Cancer Relief Society and Rotary Club.
She has edited books such as ‘Foreign Policy of Nepal: Challenges and Opportunities’, ‘Vision on Foreign Affairs’, Nepal-India Relations, Expansion of SAARC, Water Resource Management of Nepal: A strong Means for Sustainable National Development, Souvenir of Nepal-Japan relations, News Bulletins, etc.
She is involved in social works. She is recipient of many national level awards like Nepal Bidhya Bhusan, Jana Sewa Sri Padak, Gorkha Dakshin Bahu and felicitated from more than fifty social and non-governmental organizations.
She has participated in High Level State Visits with Rt. Hon’ble Former Prime Minister (late) Mr. Girija Prasad Koirala in India, 2006 and Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister Mr. K. P. Sharma Oli in China, 2015 and in India, 2018. She has visited around 30 countries.