Dr Udas is a professional with experience on interdisciplinary water resources management. She has more than 20 years of experience working on water and gender justice equity issues. She holds PhD degree from Wageningen School of Social Sciences, Department of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University, the Netherlands. She has worked for International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Ministry of Irrigation, Nepal government under Water Resources Project Preparatory Facility, Gender and Water Alliance, the Netherlands, Disaster Management Group, Wageningen University, Gujrat Institute of Development Research, India and Nepal Engineering College, Nepal. Her publications are on gender and justice in water sector development and climate change.