Tenzin Seldon

Founder, Kinstep

Tenzin Seldon was raised in the Indian Himalayas, her family having fled there from Tibet. Tenzin is the founder of Kinstep, a company that connects immigrants with jobs. Tenzin graduated from Stanford University, followed by University of Oxford, where she was the first Tibetan-American Rhodes Scholar. Tenzin currently serves as Senior Advisor and Board Member of Earth's Call Foundation, in partnership with Lever for Change.She has spent her career advocating for disenfranchised communities, leading Climate Justice League chapters, working on negotiations with Israel and Palestine, and at the United Nations Regional Office of Asia and the Pacific. She was a visiting lecturer at Rangsit University and University of California, Berkeley. Tenzin’s work has been recognized around the world: as Forbes magazine “Most Likely to Impact the Next Century.” She is also recognized as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, a Harry S. Truman Scholar, and one of OZY Magazine’s “5 Civil-Rights Leaders for a New Generation.” Tenzin was also recognized as a 21st Century Icon by the London Stock Exchange.

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