Nursultan Turdubekov is a Program Associate of the Women and Girls Empowered Project in Central Asia at the Center for International and Private Enterprise. Nursultan attended Kyrgyz-Turkish University Manas, earning a bachelor’s degree in international relations, and is pursuing his master’s degree in Management at ADAM University in Bishkek. Currently, he is a trainee of the Gender Advocacy School of the University of Central Asia, supported by the Aga Khan Foundation in Bishkek. He was a fellow of Germany’s Konrad Adenauer Foundation and participated in the “English Academic Writing and Publishing” course of the Southeastern University of Norway. He was also a member of the public council under the Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Most recently, Nursultan worked as a Business Enabling Environment Specialist for USAID-funded projects in Bishkek and a Coordinator of the Educational Component of a project supported by the European Union.
He is passionate about women’s economic empowerment and gender equality.