Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.
-Helping my mother several hours after school and during week-ends to operate her business (selling goods to people since I was 9 years old).
-Best student of the year in the elementary, high school and University where I received stipend (on a yearly basis)
-Best student of the year - in primary and high school in Tajikistan.
-President of the Democracy and Human Rights Youth Initiative in Tajikistan.
-Graduated elementary school with Gold Medal.
-Graduated University - MBA with Red Diploma (the highest achievable status)
-One of the best students included to the Dean's List in Eastern Michigan University.
-Won a competition by the USA Government ( among 7 students nationally from Tajikistan) to study MBA in Washington DC. and Michigan
-Director of Department of International Relations in Technological University of Tajikistan first to introduce Bologna Process in Higher Education Institutions
-Director of an NGO ShifoCom in Tajikistan (working with improvement of healthcare referral system from rural areas to the city hospitals)
-Project Manager and quality assurance developer in Karolinska University Hospital (from 2008- 2014)
-Best Social Entrepreneur in Sweden 2014
-Ben&Jerry's Join Our Core Finalist from Sweden in 2014
-PMP- Project Management Professional
Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?
Our advisors, our board of directors, our Ambassadors, partners from private and public sectors, individual donors- one time and monthly donors are helping us achieve our vision.
Our major country partners are Ministries of Health and other national agencies, District Health Offices, health centre managers and frontline health workers. We work with empowerment of families with children with support from midwives, nurses who provide health services to local communities and work with village health teams to mobilise families in the villages. Moreover in every region we work with iNGOs such as Plan International in Uganda, Swedish Committee in Afghanistan, Action Aid in The Gambia and Senegal, among others. In research activities our partners are Higher Education Institutions such as Makerere University, Karolinska Institute whom we work to be able to do advocacy and provide evidence based impact from our interventions.