National Young Academy of Nepal (NaYAN) is an academy of Nepali young scientists. It aims to bring young scientists from different disciplines together, engage with business, civil society, media, and government, nurture early-career young scientists, and foster interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary collaboration among them. NaYAN tries to give a collective voice for all the young scientists in Nepal to meaningfully engage in dialogues of national and international importance in which science and research have roles.