Founder of Naropa Fellowship - His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche

His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche

His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche is one of the young prominent leaders in the Himalayas. Serving communities across his birthland of Ladakh in the Indian Himalayas, he also teaches and manages projects across greater Asia and Europe - particularly in France and the United Kingdom, where he gives talks regularly in both academic and spiritual settings. Since graduating with a Master in Philosophy in 2012 from Tango Buddhist University in Bhutan, His Eminence served as the Deputy Chairperson and Co-Chair for three Annual Drukpa Councils (Pan-Himalayan conference). He is currently Chairperson of the award-winning Druk Padma Karpo School (Rancho's School) in Ladakh, a ground-breaking education project founded on green values and preserving indigenous culture. He also oversees the Live to Rescue Stray Animal Care and Management Center in Ladakh, Tree Planting Initiatives across the Himalayas, as well as Druk Sangag Choeling Monastery in Darjeeling.

Founder of Naropa Fellowship - Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha

Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha

Pramath Raj Sinha is a Senior Advisor of the Albright Stonebridge Group, India and the Founder and Managing Director of 9.9 Group Private Limited. Prior to founding 9.9 Group, he was a Partner at Mckinsey and led the ABP Group, one of India's leading and most diversified media conglomerates. Pramath helped set up and served as the Founding Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB). He continues to be a member of its Board of Governors.He is also the Founder & Trustee of the acclaimed liberal arts university, Ashoka University, which launched the Young India Fellowship (YIF) in 2011. He is also one of the Founders of The Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, 2015, a reimagined management programme for women, the first of its kind in India.He holds a Bachelor’s degree from IIT Kanpur and an MSE and PhD from University of Pennsylvania.