MLP, Week 11

MIR Challenge is just three weeks away! That also means we are close to the end of the semester’s training and very soon, the end of MIR 20.

Quote of the Week
Everyone searches for something slightly different when they first join MIR. Throughout the years, Kumaran has seen that those who stay realise that there is “a bigger community, a bigger calling, a bigger goal, than just the individual things they are searching for.”
Excerpt from Interview with Dr Kumaran, MIR Book Project Interview Transcripts

Joining MIR in 2008, Dr Kumaran served as the Marketing IC, in which he helped organise fundraising events like Make Love Real. He went on to summit Everest in 2012, and has climbed Mustagh Ata, Cho Oyu, Makalu and K2. Dr Kumaran was also involved in several community and humanitarian projects in Nepal. Notably, he helped set up clinics in Phortse, computer labs in Ghorka and provided medical aid following the 2015 Nepalese earthquake. Read about him in the press here!

Training Schedule

Time: 1830 – 2100
Location: MPSH 1

Time: 1915 – 2100
Location: Paris-Tokyo Room, YIH
High-altitude experience and more on high-altitude injuries with Dr Kumaran


As we near the end of the semester and MIR term, and as some of you think about joining the committee for MIR 21, feel free to reach out to any of the current committee members to find out more about what the MIR ExCo does!

Featured Image
Southern Alps, New Zealand. Photo by Nathaniel Soon, MIR 18.

On behalf of the MIR 20 Committee,

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