Friday, January 10, 2014

Royal Profile:Princess Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck of Bhutan

Princess Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck was born 10 January 1980 as the daugher of the 4th King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, and his 3rd wife,  Ashi Tshering Pem Wangchuck{Source}. She is the elder half sister to the 5th King of Bhutan{Source}.

Like her other siblings and half-siblings, she has an extensive educational background. She studied at Wellesley College in the United States, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and Economics, and earned a masters degree in public administration from Columbia University {Source}. She has expressed an interest in working with youth{Source}.

She was marred to  Dasho Sangay Wangchuck on 13 October 2005{Source}. Presently, her husband is completing a master's degree in public administration and global affairs at Columbia University
Dasho Sangay Wangchuck, whose family belongs to the first generation of Bhutanese industrialists, is currently completing a master's degree in public administration and global affairs at Columbia University{Source}.

She is presently 5th in line for the Bhuntanese Throne after four of her half-brothers.

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