Gopal Basnet’s amazing story of transitioning to life in the U.S.

Today we’re here with Gopal Basnet, who has an amazing story to share with us about the challenges that have helped him become who he is. Gopal moved to the United States from Nepal in 2009, and though he’s only 36 years old, he’s stuffed a lot of life into that span.

For your convenience, we’ve provided timestamps below to allow you to navigate our discussion at your leisure:

0:00—Introducing Gopal Basnet

1:41—Gopal’s life in the refugee camp

2:30—Bringing his teaching skill sets to the U.S.

3:30—Transitioning to life in the States

4:30—Finding a way to give back to the community 

5:30—Working as an employment program coordinator in Nashville

We’re so happy that Gopal was able to join us and share his story (albeit a very abbreviated version). If you know of anyone with a story like Gopal’s that deserves to be shared with the world or if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.