Tsechu Dolma on Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs List
24-year-old Tsechu Dolma, the founder of Mountain Resiliency Project in Nepal, is among the 30 Social Entrepreneurs from around the world making it to the Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs 2017.
Announcing the list of 30 on the Forbes magazine’s website, the staff Michela Tindera wrote, “Their organizations have helped millions, and their impact wraps around the globe. Leading 30 different social ventures, we are honoring 40 young people (including a few cofounder teams) this year who are all working tirelessly to creatively solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Meet the 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs class of 2017.”
New Yorker Tsechu Dolma founded the Mountain Resiliency Project in 2014 with the mission to “strengthen mountain communities with a holistic approach to innovating food, energy and talent security as a key step in an ongoing struggle to build climate change resilience.”
When this news was circulating online, Tsechu was at Kalachakra in Bodh Gaya, India. She spoke to VOA Tibetan about her project in Nepal.
Columbia University alumni Tsechu also won Brower Youth Award in 2014. This video tells her story and the work that got her the Award.
Source: Youtube/Brower Youth Awards