Thinlay Chukki graduated from Harvard Law School with a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M) in 2018 and joined the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on her return to India. For two years, she worked at the Tibet Bureau Geneva as a Special Appointee for Human Rights till 27 August 2021. Prior to this, she worked as a researcher at the UN, EU, and Human Rights Desk, Department of Information and International Relations, CTA. She worked as a researcher at the UN, EU and Human Rights Desk, She also worked as an in-house Counsel at TATA Motors Ltd., heading its South- India Legal Department as Regional Legal Manager, South-India for almost 5 years. She has also been invited to speak at several conferences including at UN Side-Events and C20 Conference 2020 and has also organized talks on Tibet including at Harvard Law School.She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B) from SDM Law College, Mangalore University with distinction and gold medals in 2010 and received her Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M) from National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2012.