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All I want is Whiskey: How Nailya Zehnalkova became a Senior HR Manager for...

Nailya Zehnalkova - Senior HR Manager for Emerging Asia and IMENA at Brown-Forman* in Singapore. She is a traveler and going to start her own podcast about Kazakhstani working overseas. We talked to Nailya about...
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Product Designer based in Vietnam Bekzat Sadykov about following your passion, social challenges and...

Bekzat Sadykov - a full-time freelance product designer for companies from Silicon Valley and Australia. He studied management at Narxoz University in Almaty but after working for a national company in Kazakhstan, he decided...
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First Ever Travel Video About Aktau – Kazakhstan in English

Aktau is a city that did not exist on the map until 1963. Who could imagine that the pearl of Kazakhstan could be built in the desert, with deadly winds and with no access...
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The Power of NGO: Education is the Main Tool to Overcome Poverty

Gaukhar Nursha works at Almaty Management University as a director of the Center for Teaching Excellence. Besides, she is a program director at the Institute for Education Development. Her team and she deal with...
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“We Have to Focus on Educating Teachers First”, Global Shaper from Kazakhstan

Gulnaz Kordanova, a math teacher at Best in Class Education Center in the United States sharing her views about education around the world. When did you start contributing to the society? I've started thinking about social contribution...
Khassiyat - English Teacher

From Shymkent to Jakarta. Life Before and After

Khassiyat is a teacher, philology of English and French languages. She has been working as a deputy director in the Academy of Languages in Shymkent. In search of some challenges, she passed entry exams...
Leyla Makhmudova

Leyla Makhmudova. TEDx, Comic Books and Gender Equality

Leyla is among of the changemakers who brings her personal efforts to make a difference. She is handling different projects and shares the insights, her current view on education and the changes we all...
Diyara, President of AIESEC in Kazakhstan

Leading Youth Organization AIESEC in Iran and Kazakhstan

My name is Diyara. People tend to misspell or mispronounce it and that’s the reason I like it more. I’m 23 and I’m that kind of person, who constantly looking for new opportunities and...
Guzal Yergesheva

Guzal Yergesheva: Even Small People Can Reach Their Heights

Guzal Yergesheva was born in a sports family. Her parents have the higher degree in physical education. Her mom played volleyball, her dad is a master of sports in weightlifting. When she was born, the...
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30 Under 30: Nommi CEO Alyona Tkachenko on Solving Travelers’ Problems

Alyona Tkachenko, is a co-founder and CEO at Nommi. Nommi is a router for international travelers, which allows them to always be connected, both at home and abroad. Before that, she worked in large...