Tenzin Gyalmo

Tenzin Gyalmo is passionate about medicine and traveling. She is involved in environmental conservation, a youth development organization in Bhutan and desires to fight for better healthcare in her home country. Her goals for this year is to learn from the firsthand interactions with Brazilian culture and to learn of her strengths and weaknesses through such experiences. She expects to be able to communicate in Portuguese and make Brazilian friends. She wants to learn and reflect on her role within the community.



Ola!!!    So, it’s been 12 days since I hugged my family goodbye in Bhutan. It’s been 10 days since I hugged my ex-roomie (shout out to Jasmine) goodbye. It’s been 2 days since I hugged my fellow fellows of other cohorts goodbye. (I hope…

04 September, 2018

On to Another Place I Shall Call Home

I grew up calling a two-room apartment my home. As we shifted three more times, I realized that home is where my family is. A family of 5 turned into a family of 7 and just like that my home expanded. My friends make me…

20 August, 2018

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Tenzin Gyalmo