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Maralmaa Munkh-Achit

Columbia University Scholars 2020-2021


Executive Director, Zorig Foundation





Maralmaa serves as the Executive Director for the Zorig Foundation, a leading Mongolian non-profit organization that is widely known through its activities and programs for the advancement of democracy, youth and education, and community development. Before becoming Executive Director, Maralmaa was the Zorig Foundation’s Programs Coordinator; in this role, she developed innovative programs to empower marginalized communities including rural women and unemployed youth. Maralmaa has dedicated her career to supporting young Mongolians by advocating for their participation and inclusion in democracy and leadership.