Tenying Yangsel joined Chhaya’s team in the role of Housing Counselor. She was raised in India, Nepal and New York City. As an active member of the community she understands the value of having a space where people feel welcomed and heard. With a degree in Sociology, Tenying has more than five years of experience working in nonprofit organizations, where she has served immigrants from all over the world. Tenying is fluent in Tibetan, Hindi, Nepali and Sharchokpa (Bhutanese dialect). In her spare time she enjoys reading and choreographing Bollywood dances.