Updates / Sister Chan Khong receives Honorary Doctorate

On 10 December 2022, Sister Chan Khong received an honorary Ph.D. in Social Work from Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University in Thailand.

Sister Chan Khong received the Doctorate in recognition of her work towards peace and social justice over many decades, including working with Thay to establish to Buddhist Peace Delegation to campaign for peace in Vietnam, her work to establish Plum Village Monastery, her humanitarian relief work, her sharing of mindfulness practice, and her promotion of the status of women within Vietnam.

Sister Chan Khong arriving in Thailand
The Venerable Phra Phromwachirathibodi conferring the Honorary Doctorate to Sr. Chan Khong (accompanied by Sr. Linh Nghiem, Sr. Dinh Nghiem)
Sr. Chan Khong and the brothers and sisters of Thai Plum Village.
The certificate

You can learn more about Sister Chan Khong’s life on this page and in her book, Learning True Love.

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