Varanasi — The 11th Tibetan college students' conference was held at the Central University for Tibetan Studies, originally called Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, in Sarnath, Varanasi, India.
Dharamshala — In an interview, one of the education officers of the Department of Education of the Central Tibetan Administration told TPI a bit of the Department's work and her views on the future of Tibet. She spoke on condition of anonymity, so we will be referring to her as Tenzom.
New York, USA — At the first ever Tibetan Women's Empowerment Conference held in Queens, New York October 8th and 9th, Tenzin Palkyi delivered an important talk on Gender, Feminism and Women's Empowerment. The following has been taken directly:
Dharamshala — "Earning the Geshema degrees marks a turning point for the nuns," the Tibetan Nuns Project said adding that "this degree will make them eligible to assume various leadership roles in the monastic and lay communities."
Bylakuppe, Mysore, South India — Tashi Lhunpo Monastery now houses a permanent display at the Gyalwa Yabsey Museum featuring a pictorial journey of the lives of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama and His Holiness the Panchen Lama.