Tenzin Tselha
Tenzin TselhaNational Director
Tenzin Tselha was born to a Tibetan refugee family in Ladakh. She did her schooling from Tibetan Children Village school in India. She did her undergraduate studies in Education from Punjab University, after which she completed her Masters in English Literature from Pune University, where she also founded an SFT chapter. She was a participant in SFT-India’s Free Tibet! Action Camp in 2010, and took intensive climb action training at Action Camp in 2013. She joined Students for a Free Tibet-India as Grassroots Director in 2013, and has traveled extensively across India visiting our chapters, holding trainings, and inspiring youth.
Lobsang Phendey
Lobsang PhendeyDelhi Store Manager
Lobsang Phendey (Nawang Lama) was born in the U-tsang region of Tibet, but later came to Kathmandu, Nepal where he did his schooling. He initiated and took part in numerous protest actions and demonstrations for Tibet in Nepal. He moved to Delhi in 2010 and since then has been actively involved with Students for a Free Tibet – India. He was a participant in SFT-India’s Action Camp in 2011, SFT Leadership Training in 2012, and is a part of SFT-India’s first climb team. He joined SFT-India as Delhi Store Manager cum Action Coordinator for Delhi field office in 2012.
Tenzin Lobsang
Tenzin LobsangDevelopment Associate
Tenzin Lobsang was born to a Tibetan refugee family in Ladakh and did his schooling from Tibetan Children Village school in India. He completed his Bachelors and Masters in Commerce from Delhi University. During his college days, he was an active member of Regional Tibetan Youth Congress in Delhi. He was a participant in SFT-India’s Free Tibet! Action Camp in 2015, where he took intensive climb action training. He also one of the participants at Tibet Action Institute’s Lhakar Academy in 2015. He joined Students for a Free Tibet-India as Development Associate in 2016.
Dorjee Tsering
Dorjee Tsering Dharamsala Store Manager
Dorjee Tsering was born in the U – Tsang region of Tibet, he later came to India in the year 2000. He did his schooling from Tibetan Homes School- Mussoorie. He later earned his diploma in secretary course from Vocational Training Center in Selaqui( Dehradun).
Dorjee has also done his internship with SFT- India office for one year and participated in 2013 Leadership Training. He also participated in 2014 Free Tibet Action Camp- India. Currently He is the Dharamsala store manager since 2013.
Lobsang Tseten
Lobsang TsetenCampaign Director
Lobsang Tseten was born and brought up in a refugee settlement in Pokhara, Nepal. He completed his studies from St Joseph College of Arts and Science with a Masters Degree in Mass Communication. During his college days, he was the Chapter Director of Students for Free Tibet – Bangalore Chapter. He was responsible for generating and executing campaign, raising awareness on the issue and organizing profile raising events.
After completing his studies, he worked for International Tibet Network as an Asia Regional Coordinator for almost two years. He is currently positioned as SFT India’s Campaigns Director.
Rinzin Choedon
Rinzin ChoedonGrassroots Director
Rinzin Choedon was born in India to a Tibetan refugee family. Her initial schooling was done at Tibetan Children’s Village school at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. She completed her Bachelors and Masters degree from Miranda House College, Delhi University in English Literature. She has been actively working with Students For Free a Tibet (SFT) India since 2010 and shouldered the responsibility of SFT Delhi as the chapter coordinator in 2012. She was an active participant in SFT Leadership Training in 2012 and subsequent SFT-India’s Free Tibet Action Camp in 2013. Her creativity and dynamism along with proven competency is what makes her the new face of upcoming leadership in Tibetan community. She joined SFT India as a Grassroots Director in 2015.
Tenzin Choenyi
Tenzin ChoenyiAccountant
Tenzin Choenyi was born in Tibetan refugee settlement in Dharamsala, She did her schooling from Tibetan Children Village school in Dharamsala, She completed her Bachelors in Commerce from Bangalore University. After completing her studies she joined SFT`s Free Tibet Action camp and Tibetan Action Lhakar Academy in 2015. She interned with SFT – India office for two months. Currently Choenyi is SFT – India`s Accountant cum office manager.
Dr. Trinley Paldon
Dr. Trinley PaldonDevelopment Director
Dr. Trinley Paldon, a recipient of University Research Fellowship is an M.B.A graduate with a specialization in Financial Management. She has done her Doctor of Philosophy in Management from the Management Department, University of Madras and at the same time was a lecturer in the Department of Management Sciences at D.B. Jain College, Chennai. She has also spearheaded a banking project work under the Department of Finance, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). To her credit, she has published two peer reviewed refereed journal publications and has presented a paper at International Conference and one at National Conference. Currently she is spearheading a business undertaking of Students For a Free Tibet, India as a Development Director.