Mount Everest Summiteer
Sex Trafficking to Himalayan Trekking Guides
This is going to be an amazing story of Shailee Basnet, the Mount Everest Summiteer woman. This is the story of her journey of training young sex trafficking victims to become Himalayan trekking guides and giving them hope again!
Shailee Basnet, an Everest summiteer, is the leader of the 'Seven Summits Women Team', world's first female group to climb the highest mountain in each continent. Shailee now leads a program to help young female survivors of trafficking become Himalayan trekking guides. She travels internationally as a motivational speaker taking audiences on a virtual journey of the Himalayas, sharing some hard-earned insights.
Shailee has addressed audiences at The World Bank headquarters (Washington DC), Lions Clubs International Convention (Toronto), Toastmasters International Convention (Vancouver), Entrepreneur's Organization's Global Leadership Academy (Washington DC) and more. Besides, Shailee is a professional stand-up comic, performing regularly in Nepal and the US. Her journey has been covered by The BBC, ESPN, New York Daily News, Associated Press, among others.