Photo of Nyamsuren (Nyamaa) Sambuu.

Nyamsuren (Nyamaa) Sambuu

Nyamaa grew up in the North of Mongolia, in Huvsgul Province. She came to Ulaanbaatar City as a young student and holds degrees in Public Administration and Journalism. She has worked in the tourism sector for well over a decade and has also worked as a local consultant to several rural development projects. 

Nyamaa is the Co-founder and head of the “Independent council of Mongolia”, an NGO focusing on working with children, women, and handicapped people. The most recent activities included training and awareness-raising on human trafficking and domestic violence.