KAILASA Dharma Jyoti Religion and Worship Om Award November 19, 2022
Affiliation at the time of award: Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation
Ms. Debra Boudreaux is the Chief Executive Officer of the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation and has more than 33 years of experience working on significant charity, medical care, education, and humanitarian aid projects. Ms. Boudreaux leads Buddhist and Catholic interfaith dialogues and serves as a UN Multi-Faith Advisory Council member. She led environmental policy and sustainability programs for the Climate Action Task Force and served as one of the Board of Trustees of Parliament of the World Religions. As a Buddhist Commissioner, she has represented the Tzu Chi in various discussions on climate change, grassroots affairs and policy, and biodiversity.