Dekila Chungyalpa

Dekila Chungyalpa is the co-founder and director of the Loka Initiative, an organization at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for faith leaders and culture keepers of indigenous traditions who work on environmental and climate issues. With His Holiness the Karmapa, in 2008 she helped to establish Khoryug, an association of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and nunneries implementing environmental projects across the Himalayas. In 2014 she received the prestigious Yale McCluskey Award for conservation innovation for her work with faith leaders.
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