Jagdish Kumar Ayer is a youth social activist from the Sudurpaschim Province in Nepal, who have exercised leadership in various fields. Before being elected as President of AYON from its 13th AGM, Mr. Ayer served as Executive Board Member of AYON where he provided leadership in various works of AYON. He was initially involved with AYON as a member of the Youth Connection Center (YCC). After the massive earthquake in April 2015, Mr. Ayer contributed in the relief and recovery efforts of AYON and reached in remote earthquake-affected communities of Nepal as a volunteer. He also led youth work camps to involve youth in the reconstruction and rebuilding of earthquake affected communities. During his tenure as Member of Executive Board, he provided leadership to various campaigns, programs, training, conferences, and projects implemented by AYON. He has played an important role in AYON’s campaigns and initiatives such as Youth Mock Parliament, National Youth Assembly, AYON School of Leadership, Youth for Free and Fair Election, 16 Days of Activism, etc. He represented AYON in Right Here Right Now (RHRN) Platform and was a member of Young Female Leadership Forum (YFLF). He champions sexual and reproductive health and rights issues within AYON. He has represented youth in the 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive & Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR) held in Hanoi, Vietnam and Youth SAARC Summit organized in Kathmandu, Nepal. He also has served as the president of Junior Red Cross Circle before. Mr. Ayer is a student of Physics.