Board Member - Nora Naran Tserendagva
Nora has previously worked in public and nonprofit fields for many years in Asia. Over the last 10 years, she has been energetically involved in improving the everyday social lives of local women by strengthening the community network of women groups. She has implemented various goal-oriented activities and projects. She has organized many cultural entertainment events to give Canadians opportunities to share their cultural and social values with others.
Currently, Nora works with Hollyburn Properties LTD as a resident manager. She also serves as a Board Member of BC Community Society and is a Team Leader of a Mongolian Women's’ Group in Vancouver. In addition, she volunteers at Gordon Neighborhood House and the YMCA Women’s Group and actively supports new immigrant women in adapting to life in Canada. Her previously volunteer positions include being a committee member for the Vancouver Foundation's Neighbourhood Small Grants Program.
Nora has a Ph. D. in Public Administration from the National Academy of Governance, Mongolia. She has taught public relations, management, and gender issues at several Mongolian universities. As Nora is passionate about women's leadership and communities, she has written nearly sixty articles, essays, reviews, speeches, and guidebooks reflecting the status of women in Mongolia, gender equity, and public management strategies. She has also led the development of NGOs and civil society organizations in Mongolia.
Nora's strengths include community development and strengthening neighborhood connections. She is excited to be a part of the WTC board! Her own motto is “DON’T RUSH BUT BE NONSTOP.”