Rinchen joined the READ Bhutan team in August of 2012 as a field coordinator. Rinchen received her BS in Human Ecology with majors in Social Technology (Development Studies) from the University of the Philippines, Los Banos. During her four year stay, she worked with several grassroots organizations on community development and livelihood programs. She did on-the –job training with Aboitiz Power Renewable Inc. under their CSR department in the Philippines. She also did a three month internship with the UNDP Environment unit in Bhutan.