Dr. B. Tsering

Dr. B. Tsering is a Tibetan women’s rights activist currently serving as a member of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile in Dharamsala, India. From 2003 to 2009, she served for two consecutive terms as president of the Tibetan Women’s Association, empowering Tibetan women in exile by organizing women’s leadership programs, educating the international community concerning the situation of Tibetans, particularly the rights of Tibetan women, and participating in political campaigns for the freedom of Tibet. A dedicated educator, Dr. Tsering taught high school science at the Tibetan Children’s Village for over 20 years, earned a Fulbright scholarship in 1997, and obtained a doctorate in education from the University of Virginia in 2001. In an effort to deepen democratic practices within the Tibetan exile community, Dr. Tsering is developing proposals for more effectively implementing the Central Tibetan Administration’s Women Empowerment Policy.


"Empowering Tibetan Women in Exile: Reflections and Recommendations," National Endowment for Democracy, June 14, 2012.


"Empowering Tibetan Women," Voice of America–Kunleng Discussion, June 20, 2012.

"Ottawa World Parliament Convention on Tibet," Voice of America–Kunleng, May 9, 2012.

Press Mentions

"Conference on Empowering the Tibetan Women in Exile," Radio Free Asia—Tibetan, June 18, 2012.