nischal (nisch) is a Program Manager at the Mind & Life Institute. He recently graduated from UMass Amherst with a Master’s in Environmental Conservation during which his research investigated the relationship between Mindfulness and Pro-environmental behaviors. Before that, he worked in outreach, communications, and coordination positions in non-profits in Nepal and the Philippines. nisch is currently deconstructing and (re)establishing his understanding of environmentalism and is passionate about integrating compassion, kindness, and justice into conversations around climate adaptation. He reads fiction, runs a little, and tries to play guitar.

This profile was last updated on November 4, 2020

Mind & Life Connections


2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Film & Panel: “Storytelling, Science, and Hope: Climate Feedback Loops Film & Panel”

Moderators: nischal neupane
Panel: Bonnie Waltch, Donald Perovich, Thupten Jinpa, nischal neupane

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Stress & Resilience