On 22nd April 2016, Mahabhir Pun was invited as the guest speaker to interact with the students.
The program was divided into two sessions. In first half of the program Mahabhir Pun shared his experience with the students. He shared about his up and downs in life, his achievements and his plans for future Nepal. He focused on Entrepreneurship and also urged students to dream big. By quoting Tony A. Gaskins Jr. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs “ he urged all students to dream big.
Second part of the session included the demonstration of various projects by the students of DWIT .
Mr. Pun was very excited and impressed to see all the projects and assured us that we would again visit the college to see more of the projects.
About Mahabir Pun
Mahabir Pun is a Nepalese teacher known for his extensive work in applying wireless technologies to develop remote areas of the Himalayas. Pun was born and raised in Nangi of Myagdi District. He completed his high school education from Nepal and then Graduated from University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in Science Education. After returning to Nepal he founded Himanchal High school with special focus on computer education.Since then he has been working to promote wireless technologies and IT in different remote places of Nepal. In 2002 Ashoka Foundation, the global association of leading social entrepreneurs elected him as Ashoka Fellow.He was awarded with the Magsaysay Award in 2007 for his innovative application of wireless technologies in Nepal.