Shrima Pandey

Small Business Program Manager

As Chhaya’s Small Business Program Manager, Shrima works to protect the commercial stability and livelihood in Jackson Heights. Born in Nepal but raised in Elmhurst, Shrima found her way back to the borough after pursuing her BA in Anthropology and MA in Migration Studies in other parts of the world. Her work at Chhaya is informed both by her professional experiences in the refugee and other non-profit sectors and her personal experiences as an immigrant in the most diverse county. Shrima is also an active anti-displacement organizer and spends her free time writing poetry and prose.