Asalkhon Fayzieva, 2018
Associate Lecturer at Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT)
Asalkhon is an Associate Lecturer at Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT). She delivers seminars and workshop sessions on finance modules to students. She was involved as coordinator in a female entrepreneurs’ training project initiated by OSCE and other professional development courses organised by WIUT. Asalkhon ran her own business for 4 years before joining the academic field.
Asalkhon’s action plan is to foster gender equality and increase representation of women in leadership roles, especially in the field of finance. She plans to educate young women about the opportunities available to them in finance, particularly in senior positions, as well as create a network of women aspiring to or working in the financial sector. She is convinced that greater inclusion of women in the economy and finance will result in favourable business environment of the region.