Ms. Karma Lhazom

Ms. Karma Lhazom

Country Director

Karma joined READ Bhutan in November of 2014 after spending over a decade in various positions with the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources in Bhutan. Most recently, she served as Deputy Chief Programme Officer, Head of the Vocational & Training Division at the Ministry, where she supervised a team of several officers managing eight vocational training institutes throughout Bhutan. In her roles with the Ministry, Karma has worked with a variety of organizations including ADB, Helvetas, DANIDA, and JICA. She has traveled extensively throughout Bhutan and internationally for her work and is originally from Gelephu, Sarpang, Bhutan. Karma is fluent in Dzongkha, English, and Nepali and knows basic Hindi, Spanish and Korean. She has an M.A. in Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management from the Institute of Education, University of London, an M.A. in Public Policy from the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Seoul, Korea, and a Bachelors in Engineering from the PSG College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

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