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Theme: Young and Undiscovered

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
December 7th, 2013

About this event

TEDxUlaanbaatarWomen will bring most talented, innovative and young women and men, who have fascinating ideas to inspire the women in our society and address issues, which women are facing today. The event will be a place where most innovative and solution-orientated ideas in the areas of business, development, humanities, technology, sports and arts to be shared.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Zolzaya Batkhuyag
    Zolzaya Batkhuyag has been a true activist of human rights and gender equality since 2008. She is a general coordinator of the Young Women for Change NGO and has led many projects and advocacy works to raise public awareness and community building.
  • Julie Veloo
    Julie Veloo, a Canadian living in Mongolia and the Vice President of the Veloo Foundation, has been working with disadvantaged children for over 15 years. Recently in Mongolia she has been the driving force behind The Children of the Peak Sanctuary project, a kindergarten for the children of the families who make their living scavenging at the dump.
  • Namiraa Baljinnyam
    Namiraa is a late-deafened person and a graduate from three universities including Gallaudet University in the U.S, but she never considered herself disabled. Her mission is to develop Mongolian Deaf Education and inspire Mongolian Deaf children to reach their full potential.
  • Alice Joany Coleman
    Alice Coleman is an English writer and director that works with children in the arts. Currently she teaches Drama & Theatre at The English School of Mongolia. Her writing specialises mainly in poetry and is included in a Women's Anthology of Poetry.
  • Sandra Draskovic
    Sandra Draskovic is an architect, interior designer, urban activist, and a creative mind. She teaches interior design at the Raffles International Institute in Mongolia and writes for Home magazine and over the last year has brought readers the best of the interior worldwide design scene.
  • Byambaa Losolsuren
    Byambaa Losolsuren is a partner at UMC financial services group, a VP of the Financial Markets Association of Mongolia and serves as an independent director of Mongolia Growth Group. She sees the future of Mongolia having a sound financial economy and an enriched education system for youngsters.
  • Uuriintuya Byambatsogt
    Uuriintuya Byambatsogt is a headhunter and career management coach, the founder of Global Career Management Consulting. She strives to help people find their professional passion and achieve personal excellence.
  • Yanjmaa Erdenekhuyag
    Yanjmaa Erdenekhuyag is an outstanding professional motorsport athlete and studying to become a surgeon at the Health Science University of Mongolia. She is constantly rediscovering her passions and energizing others to achieve their own dreams.
  • Uyanga Erdenebold
    Uyanga Erdenebold is a native of Darkhan city, an avid lover of books and dogs and one of the founders of the “Lucky Paws” dog rescue group. She firmly believes that knowledge and compassion are the recipe for a meaningful life.

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Venue and Details

Blackbox Theatre
Khoroo 15, Bayangol District

Event Type (what is this?) TEDxWomen

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Nomin Tuvsanaa
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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Uyanga Vladimir
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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Baljmaa Zorig
Speakers Team Lead and Co-host
Tumenjargal Boldbaatar
Translation team member
Misheel Davaadorj
Speaker team member
Tsendmaa Gan-Erdene
Saran Saran Sukhtumur
Coordinator, Logistics team lead & Translator
Bulgan Ochirsukh
Speaker team member
Gunsen Khurelchuluun
Speaker team member
Urangoo Purevsuren
Logistics team member
Purevdulam Battulga
Logistics team member
Enkhnasan Khadbaatar
Sponsorship team member
Tsendsuren Batsuuri
Translation team member
Amar Batkhuu
Translation team member
Bolor Bataa
Technical/IT Lead
Javkhlan Tsogtsaikhan
Logistics / IT team member
Erdenesukh Otgonbayar
Speakers Team member and Co-host
Sundari Enkhtugs
Speaker team/Translator
Jargalsaikhan Dulmaa

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