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Nepal, Parenting, Presentations & Speeches

Picking Up the Slack: Preparing Children for The 21st Century

Reading Time: 8 minutes At a session last month with a little over four dozen parents from twenty-five schools, I shared three things they can do to fill the gap with their children’s education in Nepal. Reproduced in the blog post are details of those three things and other important bits from that session. . . . → Read More: Picking Up the Slack: Preparing Children for The 21st Century

Mustang District, Nepal, Presentations & Speeches

Dhaulagiri Boarding School: If I did…Why not You?

Reading Time: 1 minute My attempt at inspiring students at Dhaulagiri Boarding School in Jomsom, a village in my home District of Mustang, to pursue their dreams, to break out of the limitations and constraints imposed on them by Nepalese culture and society. . . . → Read More: Dhaulagiri Boarding School: If I did…Why not You?

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches

So You Want to Volunteer in Nepal?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Earlier this month, the evening of April 5 to be precise, I gave a presentation at Wisdom Wednesdays series of talks at Paddy Foley’s organized by NGN. The series, and therefore the talk, is about ETHICAL voluntourism. I volunteered to give the presentation as a contribution towards the organizer’s efforts to #StopOrphanTrips to Nepal. . . . → Read More: So You Want to Volunteer in Nepal?

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches, United World College (UWC) Movement, UWC Nepal

YHBHS: Escape from Kathmandu

Reading Time: 4 minutes I had a number of reasons for wanting to go abroad for studies. One had been to learn about other people and places. Another had been to escape Nepal. . . . → Read More: YHBHS: Escape from Kathmandu

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches, United World College (UWC) Movement, UWC Nepal

Dolpa Students: If I Did…Why Not You?

Reading Time: 1 minute My attempt at inspiring students from Dolpa, mostly ethnic Tibetans, to pursue their dreams to break out of the limitations and constraints imposed on them by Nepalese culture and society. . . . → Read More: Dolpa Students: If I Did…Why Not You?

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches, Social Justice

SMD: Human Rights & Education of Marginalized Nepalese

Reading Time: 12 minutes The plight of marginalized Nepalese, notably, Dalits, women, Tharus and Tamangs, how education can uplift them, what COMMITTED is doing to that end and why I am involved in all that. . . . → Read More: SMD: Human Rights & Education of Marginalized Nepalese

International, Presentations & Speeches, United World College (UWC) Movement

UWC SSS Boston: Education for Freedom

Reading Time: 1 minute Video of my presentation at UWC-Second-Saturday-at-Six gathering in Boston last February in which I describe why I do what I do for the education of the marginalized in Nepal and the impact of the April and May 2015 earthquakes on the schools COMMITTED works with in Sindhupalchok. . . . → Read More: UWC SSS Boston: Education for Freedom

Nepal, Presentations & Speeches, United World College (UWC) Movement, UWC Nepal

Little Angels College: Dare to Dream…You’ll Go PLaces

Reading Time: 1 minute

Dreams can be powerful; they can take you places some not even imagined possible!

Follow link to watch a video of the presentation where I talked about how I realized my dreams, how I continue to dream and what I hope they do with their lives.

. . . → Read More: Little Angels College: Dare to Dream…You’ll Go PLaces

International, My Personal Stories, Presentations & Speeches

Burr & Burton Academy: Success…What you Make of Life

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Live life in others’ terms, you’ll fail…no matter what.

Live life in ones own terms, you’ll succeed…no matter what.

In other words, ones success is measured by oneself, so therefore, success is what you make of life.

. . . → Read More: Burr & Burton Academy: Success…What you Make of Life

Presentations & Speeches

Everything You Need to Help You Decide Whether to Invite me to Your Institution

Reading Time: 3 minutes A post summarizing the various talks and speeches I have given, TV and radio appearances I have made etc. including links to downloadable documents including a short bio and a few presentation proposals. . . . → Read More: Everything You Need to Help You Decide Whether to Invite me to Your Institution

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