Tibetan Girl Awarded Gold Medal for Nursing Degree from Manipal

A Tibetan girl has been awarded the gold medal in nursing degree at the convocation ceremony of Manipal University concluded this week. This is the fourth girl from Tibetan exile community in India to bag a gold medal from universities across India this year. The convocation took place at the university between November 15-17 this year.

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DORJEE YOUDON- A Tibetan Female War Hero.

Tibet must also have female war heroes at various times and that their contributions were either not recorded or deemed of lesser significance by the mainstream. Interestingly while turning pages of Mikel Dunham’s book “Buddha’s Warriors,” I stumble upon an important episode about a Tibetan female whose name was Dorjee Youdon, which I would like to share here.

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A Glimpse Into The Life of Three Tibetan Girls Who Have Chosen The Road Less Travelled

Cassie Childers founded Tibetan Women’s Soccer in 2010. Cassie was from the United States and was working with the Tibetan National Sports Association in Dharamsala. Once while attending an exhibition showcasing the history of Tibetan soccer. Cassie was surprised to notice that she was the only female present at the event. A month later, Tibetan Women’s Soccer was set up.

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