Lily Wanggchuk is the first woman president of a registered political party in Bhutan, Druk Chirwang Tshogpa and was the executive director of Bhutan Media Foundation until 2012. In the past she served as assistant resident representative of UNDP Bhutan and as a Bhutanese diplomat. With over 23 years of experience, she also rendered her professional services as a consultant in the area of democratic governance to both to the government and international organisations. She is the author of the award-winning book, Facts About Bhutan. She was awarded the Lions Club Award (2003) for Outstanding Diplomat for promoting bilateral relations between Bhutan and India and recognized as one of the Top 15 Global Women (2013) by US-based Diplomatic Courier following nomination by Women Democracy Network, USA.