You may have heard about Khyentse James’s 1940s WWII Era Ball held annually at the Boulder Airport in Colorado, but there is even more to this award-winning producer. Khyentse James is also responsible for the internationally acclaimed Decibelle Music and Culture Festival.
Khyentse has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and Spin Magazine for her work with Decibelle Music and Culture Festival. She has also been featured on MTV, VH1, and NPR.
While attending Boston University and Columbia College, she won several awards for academic excellence, as well as an Outstanding Voluntary Service Award. The National Organization for Women presented her with its Outstanding Community Leader Award and Windy City Times awarded her with its 30 Under 30 award, twice.
Khyentse James is involved with her community and has studied women’s social concerns and environmental/political issues worldwide, while living in various places, such as Northern Ireland, Tibet, Myanmar, Brazil, and Africa.