When: Monday, Dec 12th | 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: The National Committee
71 W. 23 Street Suite 1901
New York, NY 10010 US
The National Committee will hold a program with Dr. Tashi Rabgey, co-director of the University of Virginia Tibet Center. Drawing on her rich experience working on the Tibetan Plateau, Dr. Rabgey will discuss her views of recent developments in the region and her work on language protection issues during an off-the-record discussion.
To register, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9.
Dr. Rabgey is the founding director of the Tibet Sustainable Governance Program (TSGP), which seeks to advance scholarship, research and new perspectives on the challenges of governance and sustainability of communities on the Tibetan Plateau. TSGP has developed a unique research exchange with the Chinese State Council on bilingualism and language policy in Tibetan education, entrepreneurship and economic development. Other TSGP projects include the Tibetan Social Business and Sustainable Entrepreneurship Initiative and the Tibetan Education to Employment Initiative. TSGP is a joint initiative of the UVa Tibet Center and Machik, a D.C.-based nonprofit Dr. Rabgey co-founded with her sister Losang Rabgey that works to develop opportunities for education, capacity-building and innovation on the Tibetan plateau.