Ashi Sonam Choden Dorji
Ashi Sonam Choden Dorji is the author of History in a Pebble. The comprehensive education she received in boarding schools in Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Mussoorie, form the solid foundation upon which she has molded her lifelong passion for education; art and culture. Attending schools from a Minneapolis public school to Scarsdale, and a stint at the Parsons School of Design, New York further enhanced her capacity to understand and appreciate the world of art and literature. Her favourite poets are Pablo Neruda and Rumi. She is actively involved in sponsoring underprivileged children’s education, many of whom have successfully graduated college and are gainfully employed. She is currently the President of Draktsho, the first vocational training institute for the disabled in Bhutan.