Karma Yeshi was born in 1965. He earned a degree in B.A. Hons. B.Ed. and Interpretership in language from Punjab University, Chandigarh. He taught at the CST Puruwala for four years from 1990. He was the editor of Rangzen magazine. In Dharamshala, he has lead in publication, conducting workshops, leadership training and community development works.
From March 2003, he has been the editor-in-chief of the local radio new service in Dharamshala. Currently, he is providing financial consultancy services for not for profit organisations based in Dharamshala which work on community development and is actively involved in social welfare activities.