Girls Government is a program run by MPP Bhutila Karpoche, to introduce young women to the political environment, get politically active, and consider politics as a career option. This is a non-partisan initiative that was launched in 2008 and has been implemented in ridings across Ontario by MPPs from all political parties. Once a year, grade 8 girls from a junior public school in Parkdale–High Park participate.
Ontario Parliamentary Friends of Tibet Summer Internship Program
In the Summer of 2019, Bhutila helped to launch the first Ontario Parliamentary Friends of Tibet (OPFT) summer internship program. The paid internship program is to provide youth of Tibetan origin the opportunity to get a behind the scenes experience and on the job learning in a Member of Provincial Parliament’s Office.