Rabi Karmacharya, OLE Nepal Executive Director

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Rabi Karmacharya | OLE Nepal

Rabi is a social entrepreneur who helped launch OLE Nepal with the vision to use technology to improve the quality of primary education in Nepal’s public schools, and to transform the way children learn through engagement, exploration and experimentation. Rabi has extensive experience in technological innovation and management, and a conviction that young educated Nepalis have a critical role to play in nation building. Prior to launching OLE Nepal in 2007, he headed HimalayanTechies, one of the first successful software outsourcing companies that he co-founded in Nepal in 2001. He currently serves as the Chair of the company’s Board of Directors.

Rabi holds Masters of Engineering and Bachelors of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He worked at 3Com Corporation in Santa Clara, California for three years as design engineer prior to his return to Nepal. Rabi is the Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leader (2010) and Asia 21 Fellow (2011).