Prasad Gadgil

Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician

Prasad Gadgil

Prasad is from Mumbai, India. He has been a NOLS Expeditions Field Instructor since 2013 and NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructor since 2016. The passion for outdoors got the better of Prasad and he decided to make a career out of it. He has a degree in Info Tech and has studied Industrial Management. Prasad was the proprietor of a plastic business prior to shifting careers. He has been associated with NOLS in various capacities in India and USA since 2010, starting with being a semester student in Alaska, then as an Instructor in Training in India, Outfitting Assistant at NOLS Pacific Northwest, and most recently as an Evacuation Coordinator and Program Supervisor in the Pacific Northwest. Prasad likes being outdoors, teaching, exploring various cultures, and believes it's never too late to keep learning. He has traveled to 14 countries and speaks three languages. He believes that going places, being in touch with nature and interacting with people from different walks of life is a very rich and rewarding experience.