Awards

Outstanding Women in Buddhism 2010

Bhiksuni Ming Yu

Taiwan

Bhiksuni Ming Yu grew up in a town known for its scenic beauty of hills and a lovely lake. She enjoyed her girlhood there very much and when young took refuge in the Triple Gem with the guidance of ...

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Bhiksuni Dr.Shi Zhiru

Singapore

Born and raised in Singapore, Bhiksuni Dr. Shi Zhiru first became attracted to Buddhism when she was completing high school. At that time, her grandmother passed away. While chanting during the ...

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Bhiksuni Dr.Karuna Dharma

USA

Bhiksuni Dr. Karuna Dharma earned a B.A. in English at the University of California, an M.A. in Secondary Education at California State University, a second M.A. in Comparative Religions and a Doctor ...

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Bhikkhuni Dhamma Vijjani

Thailand

Bhikkhuni Dhamma Vijjani is 51 years old and an architect by training. She completed a B.A. in Architecture from Silapakorn University, Thailand and an M.A. in Architecture from the University of ...

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Samaneri Dr.Tashi Choedron

Malaysia

Dr. Tashi Choedron of Malaysia holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Highway and Transportation Engineering from Universiti Sains, Malaysia. Her Ph.D. is in ...

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Maechee Aree Kieatthubthew

Thailand

Maechee Aree is 50 years old. She holds a B.A. in Humanities and was an American Friends Service exchange student to the USA. Before ordaining she worked in business and even had her own small ...

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Mrs.Ruri Sat

Japan

Mrs. Sato is bringing up 5 children in a small temple in the mountains of her hometown. The Japanese are said to be materialistic and leading an affluent life but people become mentally ill and commit ...

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Dr.Varaporn Chamsanit

Thailand

Dr. Varaporn Chamsanit holds a B.A. in English from Thammasat University, Thailand, an M.A. in Women’s Studies from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the National ...

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Nartruedee Dendoung

Thailand

Assistant Professor Nartruedee Dendoung is 54 years old. She was born in Bangkok, and graduated with a B.A. from Silpakorn University and an M.A. from Mahidol University. She worked at Thammasat ...

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Supaporn Asavachaichan

Thailand

Ajahn Supaporn Asavachaichan holds a: B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from Thammasat University, Thailand, and an M.A. in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies, Hague, Netherlands. ...

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Vanerath Sornprasit

Thailand

Vanerath Sornprasit comes from southern Thailand. Her father was the village headman all of his life and her mother looked after the rubber plantation. Vanerath studied engineering earning a B.A. in ...

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