Nepali American prominent social leader Dr. Bishnu Maya Pariyar has been appointed to the New Jersey City as a women’s Advisory board member. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulp’s former advisor to the diversity and inclusive Board, Dr. Pariyar, is also a Jersey City employment and training committee member. The Jersey City women’s commission was formed on January 26 under the supervision of Council President Joyce Waterman and Dr. Pariyar.
Though the childhood of Bishnu Maya Pariyar was fraught with adversities, the problematic early life experiences instilled all the essential leadership characteristics in Dr. Pariyar. Dr. Pariyar is a role model for millions because she did not only eradicate the deep-seated social discrimination but also empowered women through advocacy and promotion of social inclusion, gender diversity, and equality for everyone.
In the U.S., Dr. Pariyar has vast professional experience working in family advocacy and prevention of domestic violence. She is also the founding member of the Association for Dalit Women’s Advancement of Nepal. She has also served on the New Jersey Mayor’s Advisory Committee on diversity and inclusion and is currently a Jersey City Employment and Training board member. In recognition of her meritorious service in social justice, she has been awarded hundreds of prestigious awards.
Dr. Bishnu Maya Pariyar, NJ Mayor Advisor, has played a crucial role in materializing this sister city concept. Indrawati village is one of the first towns that has become a sister city to the other cities in the nation.
Presently, Dr. Pariyar is the senior program coordinator at Hudson Speaks under Care Point Health in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. Hudson Speaks is a leading non-governmental and non-governmental emergency response organization against sexual violence in Hudson County, New Jersey.