Deputy Program Manager, Inclusive Governance Program, Mongolia

Delgermaa Lkhagvasuren works for the USAID-funded Strengthening Women and Youth Electoral and Political Processes in Mongolia project as deputy program manager. She joined the Foundation in 2018 as a senior program officer for multiple projects within the Environment and Inclusive Governance portfolio. She led the Secondary Cities 2C project in Darkhan city of Mongolia, a field based initiative of the Office of the Geographers at the U.S. Department of State that builds partnerships to enhance geospatial capacity, generate data, and share maps to support planning for sustainable and resilient cities.

She worked as the local focal point for projects such as the ADB-funded Strengthening Women’s Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk in Asia and the Pacific project, Merali Foundation Scholarship Program for women students in STEM, Taylor Family Fund Endowed Chair in Ecology and Conservation Biology, initial phase of the UNESCAP Integrating the SDGs into local action in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific project. She actively engaged with the Foundation’s youth empowerment activities, supporting the organization of the Youth Voices summit in June 2019, facilitates coordination with local partner organizations to organize annual and irregular Mapathon and Hackathon events for youth. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked with Habitat for Humanity Mongolia, World Bank funded Index-based Livestock Insurance project, Khan Bank and Caritas Czech Republic Mongolia.

Education: Delgermaa Lkhagvasuren has a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University in India, and master’s degree in Sustainable Territorial Development from the Erasmus Mundus Consortium of University of Padova Italy, KU Leuven Belgium, University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne France, and Bom Bosco University Brazil.