Wednesday 2014/10/22

Radio / Youth & Education

Pema Dechen Gorap invites guests to discuss topics of interest to young people in this live call-in radio program every Thursday.

  • Schedule: Thursdays
  • Local Time: 1000
  • UTC Time: 1400
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Listen: MP3


September 25, 2014

Educating Multi-cultural Students with Tibetan Perspective

Interview with Professor Tenzin Dorjee, Assistant Professor at the Department of Human Communication Studies, California State University at Fullerton. Dorjee said that his Tibetan philosophy and culture background provides a useful perspective in educating multi-cultural students at the University. He urges Tibetan students to go the extra mile in finding resources to achieve their academic goals, by doing thorough research and outreach.

September 11, 2014

Tibetan Democracy and Women’s Rights

Interview with Tenzin Palkyi, Assistant Program Officer for Asia at NED, and a former researcher for TWA. Palkyi said that as Tibetans celebrate the 55th Democracy day and the 30th anniversary of revival of Tibetan Women’s Association, it is important to assess the culture of democracy in the Tibetan exile community, and that there is concerted effort to develop and implement democratic rights and practices over all these years.

September 03, 2014

Young Participants at the Just Concluded North America Tibetan Conference

Interview with three young participants of the 13th North America Tibetan Conference (Aug 28 –Sept 1, 2014) held in Washington D.C. Dechen Bhartso, President, Tibetan Association, Portland; Lobsang, President, Tibetan Association, Amhurst, and Karma Youngdue, VP, Tibetan Association, Toronto. Youth and Education talks to these individuals about their experiences being one of the fifty Tibetan participants from across the world.

August 27, 2014

SFT Reviewing its Programs and Strategy Going Forward

Bayul Tsepa, Director, Communications and Development, SFT talks on the on-going efforts made by the new board to outreach the student community in various schools, colleges, universities, and Tibetan communities, to formulate effective policies and programs to meet the various challenges. Tsepa said that besides working to educate and mobilize the student community, the group finds ways to counter propaganda spread by the Chinese government.

August 14, 2014

Three Day Summer Retreat Program on Tibetan Culture in Connecticut

Interview with Ngodup Phuntsok and Tenzin Woeden, two of the fourteen participants of the just-concluded three day summer retreat program for Tibetan youth (Aug 7-10), held at the DNKL, Tibetan Buddhist Center, Connecticut. Phuntsok tells Youth and Education that everyone found the program useful, and served as a motivation for the participants to pay more attention to their language and Buddhist culture.

August 07, 2014

Minnesota RTYC organized a Tibet Learning Camp for High and Middle Schoolers

Interview with Tenzin Tsetan, organizer of the three-day camping for Tibetan children in MN, where she talks about their first Tibet Learning Camp attended by 14 Tibetan children – 7 Middle Schoolers and 7 High Schoolers, ages 14-17. They camped out in a public park for three nights, and had filled each day with activities to help the kids become familiar with Tibetan culture, language, and customs, interspersed by games and sports.

July 24, 2014

Essay Contest for Young Tibetans in North America

Interview with Ngawang Yonten, Special Assistant, Office of Tibet, Washington, D.C. on the upcoming events to be organized by the Office of Tibet, starting with the just-publicized announcement on an Essay Contest for young Tibetans in North America on the topic: “What Does the Dalai Lama Mean To Me?” Yonten said that the Essay Contest is open to any Tibetan in North America, ages 18-35, with the deadline being October 1, 2014. The essay can be written in any of the three languages – Tibetan, English, or Chinese. Yonten also said that the Office of Tibet makes extra effort to reach out to the younger generation via the social media, and their programs such as the workshops on Introducing Buddhism, Conferences of Tibetan language teachers and executive members of the 30 Tibetan Associations in North America at the end of August.

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Pema Dechen Gorap  invites young Tibetans to discuss topics of interest to Tibetan youth in this live call-in radio program. Listeners can call in and participate in the show every Thursday. Emails are always welcome and will be addressed on upcoming shows. Contact youth & education at

To participate in the Live Show from Tibet and China, Call:108888 - 866 - 837 - 5159 and from elsewhere around the world, Call: + 1- 202 - 619-3774

  • Schedule: Thursdays
  • Local Time: 1000
  • UTC Time: 1400
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Listen: MP3

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