Values and Equality in the 21st Century

Speaker : Swami Agnivesh

Swami Agnivesh, an activist based in New Delhi, India. Swami Agnivesh a powerful

communicator in Hindi and English, has worked on many social issues nationally and

internationally. First International Anti Slavery Award was given to him in London in

1990, Freedom and Human Rights Award in Berne, Switzerland in 1994, Rajiv Gandhi

National Sadbhavna Award in 2004 and Right Livelihood Award ( Alternative Nobel for

Peace in 2004.)

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.

Add on session by Pushpa Chhetri:  A social Entrepreneur and a founder of BMCI

TOPIC: Social Entrepreneurship

Pushpa Chhetri founded Bhutan Media and Communications Institute in 2011, the first

private institute of its kind in Bhutan to contribute towards a professional development

of Media and Communications Industry. She was awarded Loden’s best Entrepreneur

Award in 201. She also serves as a Trustee of Loden Foundation,Executive Board member

of Bhutan ICT and Training Association (BICTTA), Executive Member of SCWEC through

BAOWE and a mentor for The DHI Business Acceleration Program (DHI BizAP).

DATE: 8 August 2019

VENUE: UN House, Kawajangsa, Thimphu

TIME: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


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