Speaker: Deki Choden
Deki Choden is the founder of Early Learning Centre Primary School and Educating for Lifelong Citizenship High School. She was one of the first women lecturers at Sherubtse College and has served as a teacher and principal for over 30 years. She is a proponent of “EduCARING for Universal Happiness” – the belief that educating the heart is as important as educating the mind to realize the vision of Gross National Happiness in education.
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 as well as the Shejun Agency for Bhutan’s Cultural Documentation and Research.
Date: Thursday 13 June 2019
Venue: UN House, Kawajangsa, Thimphu
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
ADD ON SESSION by Tshering Cigay Dorji, CEO of Thimphu TechPark
Topic: How to Improve Productivity & Prevent Distraction/ Addiction with Your Smart Phone
Tshering Cigay Dorji is the Chief Executive Officer of Thimphu TechPark, Bhutan first IT Park. With his deep passion for technology and youth entrepreneurship, he has been instrumented in making the IT Park a vibrant place where hundreds of youths work. He has Masters and Ph.D in computer engineering (NLP and text mining) from the University of Tokushima, Japan, and Master of Management from the University of Canberra, Australia.
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Speaker: Dorji Wangchuk Dorji Wangchuk is currently a researcher, PhD candidate and teaching associate at the University of Macau – with research focus in social media, sociolinguistics and discourse studies. He worked in the Bhutan Broadcasting Service from 1986 to 2006 and then from 2009 to 2013 he served as the Director of Royal Office of the Media under His Majesty the King’s Secretariat. Host: Gerald Daly Gerald Daly is the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Bhutan . Prior to his appointment as RC for Bhutan, he served as Policy Adviser and Team Leader of Programme, Joint Funding and Business Operations in the UN Development Group. His focus areas included ensuring cross-UN ownership and development of Delivering as One at both strategic and operational levels along with funding/implementation of integrated policy work. Date: Wednesday 10, 2019 Venue: UN House, Kawajangsa, Thimphu Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm ADD ON SESSION by Pema Euden, a Mathematician, and an author Topic: How to Succeed Academically Pema Euden is the author of Coming Home(2008) and Lomba(2016). She was the youngest author of Bhutan in 2008. Pema graduated with Highest Honors from The University of Texas at El Paso(UTEP)in 2018. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Mathematics. She was awarded the Academic and Research Excellence Undergraduate student in Mathematics by the College of Science, UTEP. Please click on the link to register https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bhutan-dialogues-being-the-change-changes-the-being-tickets-62633004001Read More
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The United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries, the United Nations in Bhutan and Faculty of Nursing and Public Health launched the Digital Access to Research (DAR) today. The Technology Bank aims “to strengthen the science, technology and innovation capabilities of the world’s least developed countries, so that they are no longer […]Read More
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