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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 Nommi, she worked in large...

E-Waste to support Sustainable Development Goal #12 in Kazakhstan

Since my studies, I have been investing my free time in realizing myself in different industries: startups, tenders, and service work. That’s how I found UN, got interested in their activities and found my passion...
Kuat Bolatov

Traveling with a Purpose: Kuat Bolatov about Kazakhstani Overseas

Kuat Bolatov is well known in social networks for his active traveling and documental movies about Kazakhstani people in different countries. He is getting a master degree in environmental sciences in the Netherlands. He...
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Co-Founder of LovetoCode to Empower Girls in Tech for Global Change

Looking back to my life, I could say that most of the things happened in my life are spontaneous. I love to learn new things in new areas, and everything I learn in one...
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...

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...
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Building a product loved by millions – Nursultan Amir, a Software Engineer at HBO

Continuing the discussion about the intentional consumption of quality content, I will definitely include streaming platforms that provide the content that is relevant today. I was curious to know how one of these streaming...
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...
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...
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“It Was a Success”, says The First Iron Man from Kazakhstan

For several years I have worked as a lawyer in a prestigious firm. One of the promising companies, a lot of work. My job sometimes required me to stay there from 9 a.m to...