Oct 5, 2023

SLI Award for Project to Raise Awareness of Mental Health Issues in Mongolia

The Sylff Association Secretariat is pleased to announce a recent recipient of a Sylff Leadership Initiatives (SLI) award. SLI supports Sylff fellows’ initiatives to change society for the better with awards of up to US$10,000.

Dorjkhand Sharavjamts, a Sylff fellowship recipient in 2020–21 at the National Academy of Governance, holds a PhD in applied psychology and a master’s in public administration. She is currently working as a psychologist, providing therapy and counseling to clients.

Sharavjamts, left, and project members.

With the SLI grant, she will hold a conference for academics, policymakers, and mental health practitioners to raise awareness of how childhood trauma affects mental health. Over the long term, she hopes to foster partnerships among various stakeholders and bridge the gap between research and practice to enable more effective, evidence-based interventions.

Congratulations to Dorjkhand Sharavjamts on winning the award. The Sylff Association secretariat is pleased to support to fellows who are taking social action by applying their expertise to build a better world for all. Applications for an SLI grant are open to fellows interested in initiating a project of their own.