Bolor-Erdene Battsengel

, Communications and Information Technology Authority
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Bolor-Erdene Battsengel is the chairwoman of the Government of Mongolia's Communication and Information Technology Authority, the youngest and first female to hold this position. As the youngest leader in the current Cabinet, she crafted the five-year plan to transform Mongolia into a "digital nation." In her first few months, Battsengel launched the "E-Mongolia" platform that digitized 181 popular government services for easy public use. Raised in the countryside herself, Battsengel started the Girls for Coding program to train young girls from rural areas in Mongolia to learn coding. She studied public policy at Oxford and previously worked at the World Bank, United Nations, and Asian Development Bank.