Bhutan Dialogues 26
Title : Reflections on Education and Enterprise in Bhutan
About this Event
Speaker: Tenzing Yonten
Tenzing Yonten is the Co-Founder and first Director of the Royal Thimphu College. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Yale University. He worked as a civil servant in the Ministry of Trade & Industries fro 14 years before he left in 2007 to start RTC. As a civil servant he worked first in the Department of Power and then the Bhutan Power Corporation. He has experience in a wide range of areas covering policy formulation, planning, project management, contracts, regulation and operations. He has also done some consulting work and interned at the World Bank in Washington DC.
Host: Dr. Karma Phuntsho
The Founder and President of Loden Foundation, a development organization that promotes education, social entrepreneurship and Bhutan’s culture and tradition.