Ms. Youdon Aukatsang is serving her fourth term as an elected member of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile. Her areas of interest include Sino-Tibet relations, democracy & human rights, international relations, women & youth empowerment and education. She has over 22 years of experience working on issues affecting Tibet and Tibetans and has served in various capacities in Tibetan led NGOs-Tibetan Women’s Association, Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy and Empowering the Vision Project. She is currently serving on the board of TCHRD and Empowering the Vision Project. She was a recipient of 2021 Reagan Fascell Democracy Fellowship with National Endowment for Democracy, USA.

Ms. Aukatsang holds a Master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University and a Master’s degree in International Politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi with a Bachelor’s degree from Lady Shriram College for Women, Delhi University.