Skip to content

Tsolmontuya Altankhundaga

Photo of Tsolmontuya Altankhundaga

Leader Tsolmontuya Altankhundaga from 2022 Leaders Asia-Pacific.

Deputy Program Manager, Asia Foundation Mongolia


Tsolmontuya Altankhundaga is the Asia Foundation Mongolia's deputy program manager for the Women's Economic Empowerment program. In this role, she establishes development models to holistically address issues surrounding women's empowerment by building relationships with development partners, local grassroots and civil society, and Mongolia's government. Tsolmontuya was invited to represent Mongolia at the United Nations Women Peace and Security Agenda summit in 2019. She was also given the Gender Innovation Award for her concept of empowering marginalized women entrepreneurs through feminist mentorship. She is currently contributing to Mongolia's National Gender Action Plan, building new models for a Women's Business Center for over 6,000 female entrepreneurs, and assisting civil society organizations in developing holistic and long-term strategies to address gender-based violence.

Your support turns hope into action

Donate to the Barack Obama Foundation.

The Barack Obama Foundation is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (EIN 46-4950751).

More Leaders Asia-Pacific

More about the Leaders Program

An animation shows people ranging of all ages and skin tones, enjoying the outdoor amenities at the Obama Presidential Center


For emerging leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the common good.

Learn More
A person wearing a hoodie with the hood up is shown in profile, crouching down to light a candle. She is seen in profile in the glow of candlelight coming from dozens of votives surrounded by assorted flowers. A set of small votive candles are arranged in the shape of a heart near the person’s foot. Six heart-shaped red balloons float above the vigil.

Join other Obama alumni in coming together to support the naming of the Water Garden at the Obama Presidential Center in honor of the life and legacy of President Obama’s mother, Ann Dunham—as a gift for the President’s 61st birthday.

Learn more
  • Defending Democracy
  • Leaders
Learn more
President Obama speaks on a panel. In the background is a board that reads, "CHICAGO." It is a bright blue color with the Chicago map on the right side.
  • Watch
  • Barack Obama

Watch President Obama share his vision for the Obama Presidential Center during a surprise visit with supporters and stakeholders—a vision for a public space that will honor history, help revitalize the South Side, and connect people throughout the communi

Learn more