U.S. Fulbright Professor comes to Kazakhstan to teach and do research on investment climate

Lehigh University International Relations Professor  Dinissa Duvanova  was selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Professor Duvanova will use the Fulbright Scholarship to combine fieldwork for her book project: “Regulatory Discretion and Discretionary Regulation in Post-Communist States” and teaching at Alma University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Professor Duvanova’s field research focuses on state regulation of business and how it affects Kazakhstani investment climate. ...
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Diana Okremova: I understand the true value of freedom of expression and how it can be restricted.

WOMEN BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND KAZAKHSTAN. Graduate of the of the Department of State’s IVLP program, 2016, I work for the North Kazakhstan Media Legal Centre. The organization provides legal protection for journalists, helps draw up laws, in particular, the one which are being discussed now, and aspires to make freedom of ...
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Aliya Zholboldina: I try to achieve more because I know there is nothing to fear and I can act boldly.

WOMEN BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND KAZAKHSTAN. Graduate of the Edmund S. Muskie  Fellowship Program (Muskie). I worked for the Big Four, including for 10 years in New York and Philadelphia. The time I spent in the U.S. broadened my horizons in terms of perceiving the world. I have started setting myself substantial objectives. I try ...
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Gaukhar Kassymzhanova: I saw how vigorous civil society is in the country’s political life.

WOMEN BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND KAZAKHSTAN. Graduate of the US State Department International Visitors Program U.S. “Political campaigns and media”, 2004.One of the 20 observers from all over the world who monitored the election campaign in the U.S. and visited five states in four weeks. In 2012, participated in the Women in ...
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Ainur Kagarmanova: The world is quite a small place and anything is possible.

WOMEN BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND KAZAKHSTAN. Ainur Kagarmanova is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Political Science at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan. After her 10th grade she went to the U.S. on a year ­long cultural exchange FLEX program. Since then Ainur’s interest in interfaith ...
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Zarina Baikenova: American liberal arts education opened doors into the western corporate world to me.

WOMEN BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND KAZAKHSTAN. I spent a year at a school in г Kerrville, Texas on the Rotary Club cultural exchange programme. Government and External Relations Manager with an overall responsibility for government relations, external and internal communications, and social performance of Shell Kazakhstan in March 2016 following Shell-BG combination. ...
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Gulmira Birzhanova: Freedom of speech is not just a right set out in the constitution, but a human right that is observed by the state.

WOMEN BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND KAZAKHSTAN. Graduate of the of the Department of State’s IVLP program, 2016, I work as a lawyer for the Media Legal Centre.  As such I specialize in drawing up laws, provide consultancy services and conduct legal trainings for journalists and NGOs. The trip to the USA provided ...
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Lyazzat Alshinova: Confidence in my strengths and abilities.

WOMEN BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND KAZAKHSTAN. Graduate of the Department of State’s IVLP program ‘NGO Management of Youth Programs’. Having completed the program, I set up a public foundation Zamandas21 whose   main recipients were children and teenagers from low income and large families. Since 2010 we have been organizing after school activities ...
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