Tsering Gellek

Tsering GellekVisiting Fellow

Tsering Palmo Gellek is originally from Berkeley, California and currently divides her time between serving as the director of the newly-established Sarnath International Nyingma Institute (www.sinibridge.org) and forging new connections globally. The Institute provides a unique opportunity for students, researchers, and practitioners, from around the world to deepen their studies in a interdisciplinary approach to human development, social well-being, and environmental stewardship, bridging the wisdom, knowledge, and best-practices of the East and West.

Tsering completed her bachelors degree in International Affairs at Lewis and Clark College in 1991 and in 1998 went on to pursue a Masters of Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Following her graduate studies, Tsering, served as the project manager of Alchemy Project at FIC, under the directorship of Professor Karen Jacobsen. Since 2002, Tsering has been engaged in Buddhist cultural preservation and education. From 2008-2010, Tsering led the renovation of the Swayambhu Stupa; a major national monument in Nepal. Her primary focus is to strengthen the institutional roots of the Institute, including developing the curriculum for Tibetan refugees and monastics, developing exchange programs with universities and other centers of learning around the world, and designing seminars to harness the power of sharing great ideas. Her research interests include: social capital, religion and spiritual forces for social change, preservation of culture and art, and new methods of teaching.

News Items

Feinstein faculty and alum honored at Institute for Human Security Event
September 21, 2017

On September 18, 2017 Feinstein faculty and an alum were honored at the naming event of the Henry J. Leir Institute for Human Security. Fletcher Masters of Arts in Law…

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Tsering Gellek honored for building bridges between cultures
September 20, 2017

On September 18, 2017, Feinstein Visiting Fellow and  Fletcher Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy alum, Tsering Gellek, was honored with the the Henry J. Leir Human Security Award…

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