Board Members

Board Members & Advisers

First Kindergarten For Blind Children In Tibet

“Empower the blind before they become disabled”

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Bianba Ciren
Education:
August 2001 – May 2002
Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY LL.M. in International Business and Trade Law
June 2000 – May 2001
Columbia University School of law
Visiting scholar Comparative Study in US-China Contract Law
September 1987 – June 1991
Central University of Nationalities, Beijing, China
Bachelors Degree in Law (LL.B.)

Professional Associations:
Founder & Director of Tibet Chomo Lungma Law Firm
Vice President of Tibet Bar Association
Advisor of Standing Committee of People’s Congress of Tibet Autonomous Region

Experiences:
Handled over 1500 cases focused mainly on commercial.
Acting as clients’ counsel in many major projects covering different sectors such as banking, insurance, securities, telecommunications, agriculture, transportation, culture and real estate, etc. Providing Legal service to Government, Major State-Owned enterprise, Corporations, Sino-Foreign Equity Joint Venture, Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise and Private Enterprise.
bianbac@yahoo.com
(0891) 6825398 13989097670

 

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Shiyin Cai
Global COO, Dialogue Social Enterprise
Founder&CEO, Shiyin GmbH / Global Fashion Project, Germany
BIOGRAPHY
Ms. Cai, a Chinese national, founded the Shiyin GmbH / Global Fashion Project headquartered in Hamburg in 2008, previously worked as Chief Technology Officer of General Electric Infrastructure Asia-Pacific based in Shanghai.
In her 10-year professional experience, Ms. Cai worked for GE, Siemens, AIG and Roland Berger in New York, Atlanta, UK, Mexico, Singapore and China.
She was speaker at the 37th, 38th St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland, 2008 Hamburg Summit and chosen as Europe-Asia Young Leader 2010 of BMW Foundation. Ms. Cai got her MBA at the State University of New York and was also educated in International Business Management at Fudan University in Shanghai.
After the encounter with Sabriye Tenberken who founded the blind school in Tibet (Braille without Borders), Shiyin was inspired and started working as a volunteer advisor for the blind school in charge of the communications, marketing and PR. The work with blind people brought Shiyin to the Dialogue in the Dark exhibition in Atlanta. She was so intrigued by the concept and decided to take the Global COO role for Dialogue Social Enterprise in April 2010 and therefore started her full-time work in social sector.

 

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Matthew McGarvey
Matthew McGarvey works for PricewaterhouseCoopers in its corporate finance department and is focused on Chinese outbound investment strategies.
Prior to working for PwC, Matthew worked in Tibet for over three years as a social entrepreneur, where he helped establish Dropenling Handicraft Development Center, and worked with Braille Without Borders as a business and marketing trainer.
Matthew is a graduate of MIT’s Sloan School of Management and currently resides in Beijing.

 

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Yi Tong
Co-founder and Principal of Sunflower Community Activity Project
Founder and Captain of Source of Life Society
Senior student in the High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China

Sunflower Community Activity Project, a high school students volunteer organization, concern and help the disadvantaged children in poor and backward area, especially blind children in Tibet. Sunflower aim to enable these children to gain social understanding and respect, arouse the entire social teenager awareness for helping them and make the charity activity an unfailing arrival of sun.

The Source of Life, refers to water, is a society with the goal of increasing knowledge of water among students, initiating them pay attention to environmental protection, save water and making the young realize the responsibility of water resource protection they  shoulder.

Join us now: sunflowertibet@gmail.com

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