Tenzin Dolker has been a program analyst at the foundation since 2013. She has focused on addressing civil and human rights and achieving increased democratic participation and governance.
Previously, she worked at Machik, an educational and community-based development nonprofit in Washington, DC, that incubates social innovation in Tibet. She also worked as a program intern at the Swedish Organisation for Individual Relief (IM/SOIR) in India, where she supported the regional director in developing their monitoring and evaluation framework.
Tenzin holds a master’s degree in East Asian history from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and affairs from Lake Forest College, with minors in politics, sociology, and anthropology. Her international educational experiences include courses on nation building and international development at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and an intensive Mandarin program at Central University for Nationalities in Beijing, China.