The World Economic Forum in Geneva, recognizing and acknowledging professional accomplishment, committment to society and potential to give in shaping the future of the world, declares a list of prominent professionals as Young Global Leaders annually. The Forum’s YGL 2010 Award has 197 leaders from 72 countries.
Tashi Wangmo is currently serving as a Councillor in the National Council as a nominee of His Majesty the King. She now receives the YGL Award for her contributions as a outstading civil servant.
Born in Trashigang throm, Councillor Tashi Wangmo did her early education in Kanglung, Trashigang and then went on to do her higher secondary at Khaling and later Sherubtse. She holds a Masters degree Public Policy and Planning from the NationalGraduate Institute of Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan and an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia. Prior to her appointment to the National Council, she was working in the minstry of labour and human resources as the chief planning officer. She is a member of the Good Governance Committee of the Council.
I would like to congratulate her on this occassion and wish her luck as she embarks on her journey to represent us in the forum of Young Global Leaders.
Link to Councillor Tashi Wangmo’s page on the Council’s website.
Link to World Economic Forum and YGL Award