Valentina manages our operations in Central Asia.
Since 2016 she has been the administrator of our representative office in Almaty, Kazakhstan. She deals with a broad range of tasks, related to day-to-day administration of the office, management of the NHC Small Grants Fund for Central Asia, assistance in preparation, implementation and reporting on human rights activities of the NHC office.
“I always wished to become a part of something meaningful and changing the world for the better. I’m glad that now I have this opportunity thanks to the NHC.”
Before joining us, Valentina worked as an administrative program assistant at Freedom House Kazakhstan. She has a master’s degree in International Relations.
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