Setsen Altan-Ochir

Student Journalist

Setsen Altan-Ochir

“Making science part of discussions in Mongolia through fostering scientific Mongolians.”
Mongolia

Biography

Setsen Altan-Ochir left Mongolia in 2011 for a liberal arts degree in economics, but she returned with a B.A. in geology from Cornell College in Iowa, focusing on paleoclimatology and biogeochemistry. She translated the documentary “Before the Flood” into Mongolian and arranged a screening on Earth Day. She recently worked on producing environmental news videos for Al Jazeera. Setsen is now organizing an Innovation Challenge to fight unhealthy air pollution in Ulaanbaatar.

Posts by This Journalist

  • Three Book Writers, Three Writing Styles: The Many Roads to a Bestseller

    By Setsen Altan-Ochir SAN FRANCISCO—With little overlap in their approaches, the writers agreed on one thing: If you have a subject you are passionate about and would love to spend several years delving into that subject regardless of the outcome, write that book. On 28 October at the World Conference of Science Journalists 2017, three...
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Three Book Writers, Three Writing Styles: The Many Roads to a Bestseller