ETSU College of Business & Technology alum Handaa Enkh-Amgalan (B.B.A in Marketing and Economics, 2016) has been invited by the Office of the President from the UN General Assembly to deliver remarks as a panelist at the 78th General Assembly that is occurring in September. She will be a panelist at their high-level meeting on the fight against TB, September 22, 2023.
Ms. Enkh-Amgalan is currently Associate Director for Quality Assurance and Oversight at the International Rescue Committee in Germany, supporting partnerships with ECHO and other EU-based humanitarian and development donors. She is also the author of "Stigmatized: a Mongolian Girl's Journey from Stigma & Illness to Empowerment," written to break the silence on TB stigma and promote accountability to affected persons.
"I am excited to have been selected as the Speaker for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to ensure full funding and maximize its impact. Thank you Timur Abdullaev for nominating me! The Global Fund is the world's largest financier of these epidemics and it covers TB treatments in Mongolia, which has been saving/saved thousands of lives, including mine. I am thrilled to give back and create policy changes to influence governments and decision-makers internationally!!"