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Sherab Wangmo

Sherab Wangmo is a doctoral student in Buddhist Studies. She is primarily interested in Women in Tibetan Buddhism, particularly women’s religious lives and their contributions in specific social and historical contexts. She plans to study contemporary Tibetan female master Mu med ye shes mtsho mo, a leading figure of Larung Gar Buddhist Academy. By studying her four available biographical writings, Sherab examines Buddhist concepts of gender, agency and power. Sherab received an MA from University of Colorado Boulder and a BA from Minzu University of China in Beijing. Her advisor is Sarah Jacoby.
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