Pasang is an anthropologist from the Everest region in northeastern Nepal. Her research foci include climate change perception and institutional responses to climate change effects in the Himalayas. Her ethnographic research has focused on the Sherpas of Nepal. She has also conducted fieldwork in Kailash Sacred Landscape in far-west Nepal, northern parts of Uttarakhand in India, and southwest Tibet Autonomous Region of China. She received her doctoral degree from Washington State University in 2012. She was a Lecturer at Pennsylvania State University from 2013 till 2015. She was the postdoctoral fellow for the Sacred Himalaya Initiative at the India China Institute of The New School in New York from 2015-2016.
She is also part of the ICI research team.