Tulsi Dharel, Ph.D. : Dr. Dharel, is a faculty member at George Brown College, Toronto, Vice-President of Nepalese Americas Council (NAC), and Member of the National Coordination Council of NRN-Canada. A prolific social worker and a teacher, he also was a faculty member of Tribhuvan University, Nepal, and has been in teaching field since 1987. Dr. Dharel holds MBA & PhD in Marketing. His academic pursuits have been in international marketing, marketing research, and general promotion of enterprises and made publications in these areas. Besides teaching, he has extensive experience as a consultant, a business entrepreneur and a trainer. He is ardent supporter of the causes of Nepal and Diaspora Nepalese. He is member of the organizing committee of the Open and Distance Education in Nepal workshop, a natural fit for his interest. Similar interests made him as a catalyst in transforming the high school of his childhood into a successful college.