Our team is driven by the Internet Society’s vision: The Internet is for everyone
Azhybek Nurlanov – Partnerships Development Manager
Azhybek is the partnerships development manager. He joined the Internet Society in June 2021. He is a professional with extensive experience in executing and managing educational projects implementations. Azhybek has worked in various industries including manufacturing, retail, and medical technology for local companies. He is responsible for ensuring a smooth implementation, maintenance, enhancements, and integration of educational projects. Azhybek holds a BS in Computer Science from the Kyrgyz State Technological University.
Sapargul Abdinabieva – Media Expert
Sapargul joined the Internet Society in 2022 as a Media Expert. She works closely with the project sponsors, leads, and subject matter experts to drive the project work by managing plans, objectives, and deliverables. Before joining the Internet Society, Sapargul managed several international journalists engagement and capacity development projects for BBC. After finishing a 5-year degree in journalism from the Kyrgyz Turkish University , she moved to the UK to pursue an International Certificate in Journalism.
Ulana Ashimova – Administrative Manager
Ulana is the administrative manager at the Internet Society Kyrgyzstan where she ensures daily office operations . She has a strong background in International project development: she was responsible for the Internet policy area at the USAID Collaborative Governance Program (CGP) and she had worked as an Operations Manager at the USAID Quality Reading Program. Ulana holds a Bachelor in Foreign Languages from the Kyrgyz National University, graduating with honors. She has a postgraduate diploma in Economics from the Kyrgyz National University.
Halil Ibrahim Bilgich – Project Coordinator
Ibrahim joined the Internet Society in April 2019 as a Project Coordinator of Community Network. As Project Coordinator, he organizes and leads aspects of the Internet Society’s work in advancing the development and deployment of open standards and promoting the Internet’s collaborative development and operational management model. Furthermore, Ibrahim helps to install wireless internet in highly remote areas. Prior to joining the Internet Society, at 17, Ibrahim installed radio receivers for the wireless internet on his own in the most remote area in Kyrgyzstan, Suusamyr. He is a young genius who studies at the Kyrgyz State Technological University.
Maria Kim – Accountant
Maria joined ISOC in January 2019 as an Accountant. She has over 8 years of accounting experience within the profit and nonprofit sector. Her finance experience includes full-cycle accounts payable and receivable, internal audit, and assisting in budgeting and forecasting. She holds a Bachelor in Accounting degree from the Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University. Maria has a postgraduate diploma in Natural and Technical Sciences from the Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University.
Nazikai Asylbekova – Media Creator
Nazikai joined the Internet Society in 2022. She is the Media Creator and her role is to manage the Internet Society’s branding and marketing efforts. With over 3 years of experience in graphic design and project management, Nazikai leverages her background in design and production to manage the entire creative process from inception through completion. Before joining the Internet Society, Nazikai worked as a project manager at a non-profit organization and led the entire team. She is a first-year student at SP Jain University in Sydney, doing her BBA. Also, she completed MiniMBA courses from OSCE University in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.