2014 Asia Foundation Development Fellow

Trustee of The Asia Foundation



Badruun Gardi is co-founder and chairman of GerHub, a nonprofit social innovation firm that aims to develop creative solutions to the most pressing issues facing the ger areas of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. GerHub collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders to research & develop innovative interventions and to nurture a new generation of creative problem solvers. Previously, Badruun served as executive director of the Zorig Foundation, a leading nongovernmental organization in Mongolia working in the fields of governance, education, and community development. Badruun serves on the boards of Mongolia Education Initiative and Smart Air Mongolia. He is an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and the inaugural class of the Asia Foundation Development Fellows program. Badruun holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Communication from Stanford University.