Washington DC: Tibetan entrepreneur Tenzin Seldon was awarded the United Nations Innovative Disruptor Award at the UN NOVUS Summit in New York. The award ceremony was held on July 20, 2019, at the United Nations Headquarters.
The award is presented to a community of innovators who have inspired and empowered others into innovative thinking and creative activism. Tenzin Seldon was recognised for her work with empowering refugees and environmentalism.
Representative Ngodup Tsering attended the Award Gala and said, “It is a proud moment for Tibetans to be recognised at the international level”. The Office of Tibet congratulates Seldon for this Award.
Other notable honorees include actor and peace activist Val Kilmer and actress and environmentalist Oona Chaplin.
-Filed by Office of Tibet, Washington DC