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Migrating from Java to Kotlin: important starters

Kyrmyzy Kaliyeva, a Senior Android Engineer at Cartrack (Singapore), and a Kotlin Lover. Kyrmyzy is one of my best friends who I met in Kuala Lumpur in spring 2017. Since then, I've been admiring what...
Aliya Shaikhina

How to build a community (or Purposeful Tribe)

Aliya Shaikhina is a commercial analyst at U.S. Consulate General. She is passionate about public speaking, mentorship, leadership, planning and setting goals as well as learning languages and exploring different cultures. I met Aliya at...
Temirlan Aigozhin

Being in an Infinite Game by Temirlan Aigozhin founder of Champloo

Temirlan Aigozhin - founder of Champloo, a high-end audio system with a Tube-Amplifier. The made in Kazakhstan product got recognized by Amazon and the world's best music industry experts. I met Temirlan a month ago...

The growth mindset of the software developer – Islam Temirbek

Islam Temirbek - iOS engineer at Sberbank in Russia, nFactorial Incubator alumnus, and a winner of multiple hackathons.  I got inspired by the story of Islam's career growth. He will be moving back to Kazakhstan...

Product Designer at Yandex Aigerim Katayeva about Technovation mentorship, GHC Scholarship, and finding herself

Aigerim Katayeva is a product designer at Yandex, Grace Hoppers Celebration Scholar, and a mentor of the winning team of the Technovation Challenge in 2017. I've known Aigerim for close to five years already, and...

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...
Teach for all

“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...