Senior expert on gender policy (Agency of Information and Mass Communications), lecturer at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED). Expert and Director of the Negotiation Laboratory, (UWED). Recently completed a research project on women’s empowerment in Uzbekistan and traditionalism at George Washington University, USA. She received a master’s degree from Tsukuba University, Japan. The final thesis is called “The discourse of Uzbekistan’s foreign policy: strategic partnership without strategic partners”. For several years she worked in think tanks for international relations, and then worked in media relations. She published several political notes on Russian politics in Central Asia and the media in Uzbekistan.