The Team



Executive Director

Mandie has been working in the Tibetan Freedom Movement for over 20 years and has in-depth knowledge and experience of campaigning, collaboration, and non-violent activism. Working with Tibet Network since 2008 she has developed and coordinated multiple successful campaigns within the Movement and is devoted to bringing change to Tibet and for the Tibetan people. Mandie previously worked with Free Tibet in London and is now based in Bristol with her family.

Lead Campaigns Coordinator

Rashi Jauhri is an activist and trainer from India with over 10 years of experience in global campaigning. With a background in non-violent direct actions and journalism, Rashi was recently the South Asia Field Organiser for Global Zero and Campaigns Strategist for Change.org. She has been part of the Tibetan Freedom Movement since working with Students for a Free Tibet in 2013. Rashi is interested in decolonising activism and activist self-care. She lives with her pup and partner in London.


Programme & Environment Coordinator

Lobsang Yangtso was born in Tibet and completed studies in India. She finished her PhD from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Currently, she works as a Programme and Environment Coordinator to the International Tibet Network. She has also worked as a Research Associate at the Centre for China Analysis and Strategy, New Delhi. Ms. Lobsang has published articles in various journals and presented papers at international/national seminars and conferences at Dharamsala, Delhi, Bergen, Copenhagen, Glasgow and Prague.

Campaigns Coordinator

Tenzin Yangzom is currently a Campaigns Coordinator with International Tibet Network where she helps to maximize the effectiveness of the worldwide Tibet movement with the network of over 130 Tibet Support Groups. She had previously served as the Campaigns Coordinator and the Grassroots Director of Students for a Free Tibet International, on the Advocacy Board of the Tibetan Association of Boston and held a number of other nonprofit leadership roles addressing gaps in opportunities and resources and preserving the stories of the first Tibetan immigrants in Boston. Yangzom played a key role in global campaigns including the ‘No Beijing 2022’ , the charge against Thermo-Fisher Scientific to drop their sales in Tibet, and shutting down of the Confucius Institute at Tufts University. She has given training and workshops for young Tibetans, Hongkongers, Uyghurs, and allies worldwide. In her free time, he enjoys hiking with her dog Phife, and supporting the Boston Celtics!


East Asia Regional Coordinator

Aurora Chang is Taiwanese and grew up in Taiwan, the US, and Singapore. She completed her undergraduate degree in History, Politics and Economics at University College London. Although new to the Tibetan freedom movement, she has been involved in activism and organising with Taiwan, Hong Kong, Uyghur and Ukrainian groups in London and Taipei. Aurora joined the Tibet Network as East Asia coordinator in April 2022, and provides support to Tibet Groups in Taiwan, Japan, and other EA and SEA countries. She is interested in building solidarity and cooperation between the Tibetan freedom movement and other political movements in the region.

Latin America Coordinator

Tereluz Flores, a Mexican ceramicist, has been part of Tibet Network since October 2012. Based in Mexico City, she provides support and guidance to Latin America Tibet Groups. One of her roles as Latin America Regional Coordinator is to translate material into Spanish, and as part of the Campaign Team she oversees social media management. Tereluz is totally committed to the Tibetan People and to advocating for human rights.

Ngawang Youtso

Campaigns Support Officer

Ngawang is a second generation Tibetan born and raised in India. She completed her education from University of Delhi’s Miranda House. She previously worked with Gu Chu Sum Movement Association of Tibet, an organization of former political prisoners of Tibet. Her role as an Operations and Resources Coordinator will see her running day-to-day operations and building a strong foundation to support the Secretariat Team, the Network Steering Committee and Tibet Network Groups. She is currently based in Mcleodganj, Dharamshala.

Digital Media Associate

Tenzin Lekdhen is a digital media specialist, animator, and creative designer. He has a background in producing cartoons and illustrations, podcasts, and short and long-form analysis reports. 

Alison Reynolds

Finance and Reporting Manager

Alison has campaigned on environmental and human rights issues for over 30 years. After serving as Head of Direct Actions at Greenpeace UK, she joined the Tibet movement in 1997 as Director of Free Tibet Campaign. She was a founding member of International Tibet Network in 2000, and the Network’s Executive Director from 2006 – 2019 when she stepped aside to run a campaign called Stop Sizewell C. She currently works 2 days a month for the Network on finance and governance.

Operations and Membership Coordinator

Sonam Phuntsok was born in Tibet and completed his schooling at TCV. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in History and International Relations (Honours) from Ashoka University.