Adilet has been working as Assistant Manager for EBL in the Kyrgyz Republic since June 2012. Before working at EFCA he worked as Chief Specialist, and then as Acting Head for the Department of International Relations, Quality Assessment of Education and Marketing at Law Institute under Kyrgyz National University (KNU) named after Jusup Balasagyn. Adilet graduated from Law Institute under KNU named after Jusup Balasagyn with major in Constitutional law. During his studies he served as Assistant of the lawyer for criminal cases.
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Assel is the current EBL program assistant for Almaty office. Assel has worked at EFCA since April 2011; and as program assistant for EBL since November 2011. Assel graduated as a linguist (Interpreter of Foreign languages) and holds a degree in management and now she holds an MBA degree from KIMEP.
Bahrom currently works as Program Specialist. He graduated from the Technological University of Tajikistan in 2011 with a degree in Economics and Management. Following that, he worked as a Program Assistant for a USAID project to supply clean drinking water to rural areas of Tajikistan. Bahrom also has considerable experience in the business sector, where he worked as a marketing specialist for a large commercial company. Bahrom speaks Russian, Tajik, and Uzbek as native languages, and is also highly proficient in English following a year of intensive study in Houston, Texas, US.
Elmurat is the Program Manager for Equal Before the Law in Kyrgyzstan. Elmurat has worked at EFCA since August 2011. Elmurat assists Dinara Musabekova in implementation of EBL. Before working at EFCA he worked for “Kalikova and Associates” Law Firm as a lawyer. Elmurat graduated from the American University in Central Asia with Law degree. His professional spheres of interest are: contracts, taxation, and stock and shares. He has experience as a court representative.
Horton Beebe-Center joined Eurasia Foundation in 1993 as its first field officer, managing the Moscow Regional Office for two years and worked to establish the Foundation's first field offices in the region. Horton returned to the United States 1995 to serve as the Vice President for Projects and Development before becoming Executive Vice President. He became President in 2006. Prior to joining the Foundation, Horton worked for several years in U.S.-Soviet projects ranging from intergovernmental technical exchanges to commercial joint ventures. Horton holds a B.A. in Soviet Studies from Brown University and an M.A. in Russian Studies from Harvard University. He is married to Stephanie Slewka, and they have a daughter.
Janel is responsible for project management in Kazakhstan, and is also assisting with implementation in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Janel Bayastanova has been working in EFCA since January 2010. Janel manages rule of law projects related to anti-corruption policy and access to justice by vulnerable groups. Janel holds a degree in foreign philology, in law and master’s degree in organizational leadership from the Azusa Pacific University (CA, USA) and received certification of Project Manager from International Project Management Association.Prior joining EFCA, Janel managed student affairs at KIMEP. Janel’s professional expertise and interests include to obtain new experience and knowledge, implement projects and facilitate
trainings and discussions.
Jeff is responsible for overall program coordination and management. He was the president of the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia from 2007 to 2010, and prior to that managed Eurasia offices in all five Central Asian countries. Jeff first came to Central Asia in 1998 as a Peace Corps volunteer, where he learned Russian as well as a bit of Kazakh, Uzbek and Uyghur and developed a lasting interest in and love for Central Asia. Prior to that, Jeff worked as a journalist in Washington, D.C. He has a bachelors degree in journalism from The American University and a masters degree in international relations from the Fletcher School, and is currently pursuing an MBA at the University of Massachusetts. Jeff, his wife Halida and their two boys, William Kasim and Joseph Dolkun live in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Ravshan oversees the implementation of the project in Tajikistan. Ravshan has worked at EFCA since 2009 and been Director of EFCA, Tajikistan since October 2010. Before joining EFCA Ravshan was an active journalist and photographer, focusing on economics. He held the position of Editor of the monthly publication “Tajikistan- Economic Review” and was a reporter for the Institute and War and Peace Reporting and Avesta new agency. Ravshan was also active in civil society, working as Director of the NGO “Voice of Youth” between 2007 and 2009. He has attended a number of international workshops and trainings in Scotland, Ukraine, Turkey and the Czech Republic. Ravshan has a Diploma from the Technological University of Tajikistan in International Economics and a Degree in the World Economy from the Tajik-Russian Modern University, Dushanbe. He is married with no children.
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Vitaliy oversees grant and contracts to EBL partners in Kazakhstan. Vitaliy Tsoy has been working in EFCA as senior grants and contracts manager since August 2006. Vitaliy is responsible for contracts and grants preparation in the frame of EFCA’s projects, financial control, financial instrument development and budgeting. Vitaliy has graduated the University of International Business (UIB) as specialist on “Finance and credit”. Also, he has successfully completed the seminar entitled “Financial management” held by the Kazakhstan-Japan center for human development. Before joining EFCA, Vitaliy has worked in the company “PetroKazakhstan Overseas Services Inc.” (PKOSI) as financial manager in treasury department. Vitaliy develops his skills in the sphere of corporate finance, financial planning and analytics.
Zhyldyz Satybekova joined the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (EFCA) in April 2010 as an Office/Personnel Manager. Afterwards, in May 2011, she transferred into the position of Assistant to the Grant and Contracts Management Department, and in June 2011 became Grants and Contracts Manager. Before her work at EFCA, Zhyldyz worked in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Bishkek Resident Office (EBRD) as an administrative assistant, and at "Save the Children" as a HR/Admin Officer. Zhyldyz graduated from the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University with a major in Cultural Studies and has an MA in History. She has published a series of articles on the education of women in Kyrgyzstan.