Please join us in congratulating the winners of our Next 30 competition! Out of more than 700 entries, these 30, 6 from each of the five Central Asian countries, distinguished themselves based on their passion, creativity, and vision for the future of Central Asia.
The winners come from a range of backgrounds across media, business, culture, and technology. As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of independence across Central Asia, the future looks bright based on the accomplishments and potential of our Next 30. We look forward to seeing how they shape Central Asia in the years ahead.
Winners from Kazakhstan:
Aizhan Rymbayeva, Zhamilya Kassymkanova, Kanat Beisekeyev, Viktoriya Torgunakova, Artyom Ivanov, Almas Kebekbayev
Winners from Kyrgyzstan:
Erbol Abdyakimov, Nursultan Bakytbek, Askar Suiunaliev, Aikokul Ibraeva, Malike Alenova, Seidana Akunova
Winners from Uzbekistan:
Zarnigor Usmonova, Malika Rakhimova, Davlat Umarov, Feruzakhon Mukhammadieva, Otabek Davronbekov, Rakhimakhon Nugmanova
Winners from Tajikistan:
Sitora Sufijonova, Rizoi Bakhromzod, Takhmina Khakimova, Farrukh Umarov, Nafisa Imronova, Karina Burykh
Winners from Turkmenistan:
Sonajemal Atekayeva, İndira Sabirova, Leila Halilova, Ilyas Seisov, Ylyas Kudratullayev, Aina Matchimbayeva
The Next 30 will participate in an exchange program to the United States in 2022.