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Understanding Tibetan Culture Through the Tibetan Language

The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis talks about linguistic relativity, which essentially means that language shapes reality. The […]

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Meet Tsering Kyi: An Inspiring Woman Leader from the Tibetan Community in India

Set in the mountainous terrains of Dharamshala, overlooking the mighty Himalayas, the Central Tibetan Administration […]

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The Path Ahead: Serving as a Fellow This Winter

When I was a little girl, my mother would narrate the story of a feeble […]

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Labor & Empowerment as Community

During a conversation at the Gurgaon market with an older grandmother from Ladakh, the grandmother […]

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Is Empowerment an Empowering Term?

Is Leadership a Fair Indicator of Empowerment? In the literature of development, empowerment is a […]

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Women Leadership (or the lack thereof) in the Tibetan Itinerant Trade

One of my tasks as an AIF Clinton Fellow for Women’s Empowerment Desk, the unit […]

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A Historical Understanding of Gender in the Tibetan Community

This following post is excerpted and adapted from the AIF Clinton Fellowship Endpoint presentation that […]

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Caring about Care

*My aunt calls care a form of religious practice. Care is physical; it is intimate. […]

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Kyi-Dhuk: Finding Community from New York to Gurgaon

I am sitting in the audience underneath a festive orange makeshift tent outside the grounds […]

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Exiled Services: Identity and Nation Building in the Tibetan Diaspora

Service can be an intimate, personal experience for some of us. Why and how we […]

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