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Bright Lights, Green Sights: Tsechu Dolma, Mountain Resiliency Project

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Thursday April 26, 2018, 11:45 a.m. — 12:45 p.m.
Evans Hall, Classroom 4410

Tsechu Dolma is the founder of Mountain Resiliency Project, a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to building climate change resilient communities through women's empowerment in sustainable agrobusiness. She runs indigenous honeybee farms, apple orchards, and greenhouses remote Nepali mountain villages. Her interest is in refugee rights, biodiversity conservation, climate change policy and inclusive development. Her work has been featured on Reuters, Forbes, NBC News, and Sierra Club. Tsechu was recognized as one of Forbes 30 under 30 in Social Entrepreneurship, Fulbright-Clinton Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow and Brower Youth Award winner. She has a BS in Environmental Science and MPA in Economic Development from Columbia University.