Leela Timsina was born in Bhutan, and raised in a refugee camp in Nepal. He is privileged and honored to spend his future creatively and meaningfully in the United States of America since 2010, “the land of opportunity” with utmost dignity, honor and opportunity. He is astoundingly proud to be in a nation of immigrants bound by a set of ideals: democracy, freedom, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. He is very grateful to have been resettled in America!
Currently, he lives in Aurora, Colorado with his wife and two children. He also has an access to quality education and quality health care system for his kids and family. He owns a house, and has a great job at Children’s Hospital of Colorado one of the top ten hospitals in the natation. Before, he served as a Clinic Operation Manager at Metro Community Network in Denver and run local non-profit successfully. Currently, he is serving as an Immigrant and Refugee Commission Chair for the city of Aurora where he lives and volunteer in many other local and State level organization. He is also serving as an Advisory Board member of only one ESL School for Refugees and Immigrants is Denver (Emily Griffith Opportunity School), advisory board member for Global Bhutanese Community Colorado, Inc. and Shree Laxmi Narayan Vedic Shewa Kendra, Inc. He became a naturalized citizen of this great nation on December 10, 2015. He is happy to have become a citizen of the United States of America in such a short period of time while there are many undocumented people living their life in fear, poverty and without opportunities for years.
Leela enjoys learning about and sharing resources to new Americans who have lost their way due to severe barriers. He is a confident, a good problem solver, committed, creative, friendly, and a leader. He is an active advocate for refugees and immigrant communities at the local, state and national level.