Dolma Tsundu: New Westminster-Burnaby

Dolma Tsundu: New Westminster-Burnaby

Dolma is an Integrated Engineering student at the University of British Columbia minoring in entrepreneurship. She aspires to help shape policies and create technology that will promote the safety, independence and quality of life for those living with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. She has worked on policy interventions for accessibility and assistive technology through Vancouver Coastal Health’s Rehabilitation Research Program. However, her passion for disability rights stems from 7 years of experience coaching for the Special Olympics. Most recently, she was training Team Canada gymnasts who will compete at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi this March. As a strong advocate for increasing the participation and inclusion of underrepresented groups in STEM fields, Dolma has directed UBC’s Women in Engineering student organization and serves as the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation’s Ambassador for British Columbia to inspire the next generation of innovators. With a keen interest in the applications of gender equity to healthcare, she is also the CEO and Co-Founder of Flutter Wear, a health technology start-up aimed at promoting wellness and fetal health amongst expectant women Dolma believes diverse perspectives are essential to serving the needs of all members of society, and that women in political leadership are at the front lines of change. She looks forward to meeting 337 driven young women, and to an inspiring Daughters of the Vote event!