2013 Scholar

Tsechu Dolma
Barnard College

Tsechu Dolma
Tsechu Dolma is an environmental policy and Asian Middle Eastern cultures student who is passionate about the impact of climate on human behavior and society. She leads programs in leadership development through socio-environmental justice for NYC high school students. She is the chair of Columbia Tibet Forum, fostering critical engagement with Tibet, and has led an Alternative Break Project to Himalayan villages in Nepal building greenhouses for community revitalization and sustainability. She previously sat on Student Government Association’s policy committee serving as a liaison for diversity and sustainable initiatives on campus. In her time, Tsechu enjoys hiking, bird watching, geocaching and nature walks.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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