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Grinnell College, My Personal Stories

One of The Happiest Days of My Life…

One of the happiest days of my life was a Spring day in 1990. At the time, I was wrapping up my second year at UWC of the Adriatic and waiting to hear from American colleges and universities I had applied to. A letter from Grinnell College would make my day then! . . . → Read More: One of The Happiest Days of My Life…

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Rosenfield Program: Human Rights and Education of Marginalized People of Nepal

Video of April 2014 Rosenfield Program presentation at Grinnell College. It covers the plight of marginalized groups, such as Dalits, women, Tharus and Tamangs both in the country and abroad, and what COMMITTED is doing about it all. . . . → Read More: Rosenfield Program: Human Rights and Education of Marginalized People of Nepal

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Grinnell College: Video of Honorary Degree Acceptance Speech

In the end, all that truly matters is how you treated other people. . . . → Read More: Grinnell College: Video of Honorary Degree Acceptance Speech

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Grinnell College: Text of Honorary Degree Acceptance Speech

In the end, all that truly matters is how you treated other people. . . . → Read More: Grinnell College: Text of Honorary Degree Acceptance Speech

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Rosenfield Program: Recording of Presentation

An audio recording of the presentation I made as a speaker at the Rosenfield Program at Grinnell College during my April-May 2014 visit to the US. It covers the plight of marginalized groups such as Dalits, women, Tharus and Tamangs both in the country and abroad, and what COMMITTED is doing about it all. . . . → Read More: Rosenfield Program: Recording of Presentation

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Scarlet & Black: Alum activist speaks about education in Nepal

A reproduction of an article in the Grinnell College student publication Scarlet and Black. . . . → Read More: Scarlet & Black: Alum activist speaks about education in Nepal

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Grinnell News Release: Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

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Reproduction of the news release from Grinnell College describing their decision to confer the Honorary Doctor of Science degree to me. . . . → Read More: Grinnell News Release: Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

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News Release: Grinnell College Talk

Reproduced below is the news release from Grinnell College about my talk at the College. For the online version click here.

I have described elsewhere how all this came about and the details of my impending US visit. Click here for the details and my search for additional speaking engagements.

To get an idea . . . → Read More: News Release: Grinnell College Talk

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Honored to Return to Grinnell

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I was fulfilling a long held dream when I first went to Grinnell College in 1990 as a student. This upcoming visit however I am honored to be making! . . . → Read More: Honored to Return to Grinnell

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Grinnell College Commencement 2013

Sarah Kay, a spoken word poet, was this year’s Grinnell College Commencement speaker. Talking about mentors, she makes a reference to my recent ordeal in Qatar, how the Grinnell Community came together to help secure my freedom and what I have decided to do.

Click here or on the image below to watch a recording . . . → Read More: Grinnell College Commencement 2013