Meet The Team
Founder and Executive Director
Brad has been devising creative ways to promote his multiple different entities since he was in High School. Brad graduated from California Polytechnic Institute in San Luis Obispo with a degree in Social Psychology.
After volunteering for 5 months in a boarding school in Rajasthan, India, (The Sagar School) as a teacher, a soccer coach, swim instructor, director of the school’s first play , and working with the administration on their marketing plans. Brad attended Oregon State University as a masters of business student. His photography has been published, his stitch photography has won an art competition and purchased. He was a weekly columnist for Oregon State’s Barometer newspaper with a column titled, “this is living.” He was elected president of his MBA class by his fellow colleagues and won the “Target MBA Leadership Award” as nominated by the faculty and staff of the MBA program.
To learn more, please see Brad’s portfolio at the Abroad Marketeer.
Co-Founder, NGO President
Madan has nine years of trekking and mountaineering experience in Nepal and Tibet. He recently finished his bachelor’s degree in sociology and rural development from Tribuvan University in Kathmandu. He speaks, English, Spanish and Hindi.
Madan is passionate about his country and is involvement in promoting eco-tourism, conservation and rural development in Nepal. He is a certified trekking and tour guide and is the founder of the nationally recognized trekking agency and Trek to Teach trekking partner, Mount Meru Treks. His team of guides will provide an outstanding adventure with quality and comfort for mountain-loving tourists. Madan is loved by all Nepalese for his ongoing efforts to improve their lives through education.
Trek to Teach Academic Coordinator
Alice has been a compassionate advocate of human rights for several years, particularly relating to access to education. She has worked to provide greater educational opportunities to recent tertiary students, by providing support and assistance through structured ‘out of class’ learning environments. Alice is currently a writer for the magazine RESPECT (Refugee Education Sponsorship Program – Enhancing Communities Together). This publication promotes refugee issues and fosters relationships between students and refugees.
Alice’s studies have focused primarily on refugee issues within the discipline of Social Anthropology. She recently completed a Masters in anthropology at The Australian National University and is continuing her postgraduate education, with future research exploring the construction and expression of identity within refugee groups. Alice has traveled extensively and remains committed to the success of Trek to Teach and the goal of increasing the educational opportunities for youth in Nepal.