Global Shapers Almaty
The World Economic Forum initiative
about us
Global Shapers Community is an international network of changemakers. We believe in a world where young people are central to solution, building, policy-making and lasting change. Born out of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community address local, regional, and global challenges.
Today's youth can embrace the whole world. You live in an interesting time and grow with a country that is moving fastforward.
Nursultan Nazarbaev
First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
SHAPERS BENEFITS
Size
More than 7000 young people under the age of 30, currently in 400 city-based hubs in 160 countries.
Network
Our own social networks - TopLink for all Shapers and UpLink for social entrepreneurs. Regional Shape events and most importantly - an opportunity to visit Davos will immensely broaden your network.
Expertise
Working side-by-side with local community leaders, having access to World Economic Forum's webinars and sharing your own, plus other exciting opportunities will help to strengthen your expertise.
Shape
Whether you start your own social initiative or join current projects - we are happy to welcome anyone with strong proactive stance.
Through the implementation of social projects, we want to draw attention to various pressing issues existing in our city.
Aizhan Nurzhanova
Shaper
OUR IMPACT
Global Shapers Almaty supports implementation of national SDGs and do projects in dimensions such as education, global health, urban developement, gender parity and ecology. Our mission is to build a community of outstanding young people committed to improving the state of the world by acting locally. We have great and dedicated team of like-minded people who want to make Almaty a better place to live.
MEET SHAPERS
We are young leaders residing in Almaty, or abroad, from different walks of life. We love our city and eager to reshape it. Join us. We receive applications throughout the year.
Yerkebulan SAPAROV
Curator 2020-2021
Co-founder & CEO at Intellimarket
Aida MEIRMAN
Outgoing Curator,
Curator 2019-2020
Managing Director & Partner at SDBS
Davranbek TASHBAYEV
Advisor, Alumnus,
Curator 2018-2019
CEO at idoctor.kz
Akbota MULKIBAYEVA
Recruitment and Membership Officer 2020-2021
Program Assistant at the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
Bereke TULEPBERGENOVA
People & Culture Officer 2020-2021
Employer Branding Manager at HiPO Kazakhstan
Aizhan NURZHANOVA
Teambuilding and Social Outs Officer 2020-2021
Strategic Senior Procurement Specialist at JSC Kcell
Alfiya SAILAUBAYEVA
SMM Officer 2020-2021
Attorney at Deloitte CIS
Alisher TEMIRLANOV
Mentorship and Education Officer 2020-2021
Student at KIMEP University
VACANT POSITION
Impact Officer 2020-2021
Impact Officer
VACANT POSITION
Secretary 2020-2021
Secretary
Kazybek BEKEN
AirData.kz Project Co-Lead
Data Analyst at PwC Kazakhstan
Ilyas Zholdasbayev
Shaper, AirData.kz Project Co-Lead
UX Designer at UXStone
Aigerim KABDRAKHMANOVA
Shaper
Intrapreneur at ALM Development
Rafael ZHANSULTANOV
Shaper
Open Economy Initiative Coordinator at Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan
Aizhan USSENOVA
Shaper, ex-Treasurer
Division Head at Financial Stability Department at National Bank of Kazakhstan
Aizhan ZHUSSUPOVA
Global Brunch Project Co-Lead
Tenured Assistant Professor at KazNU
Altynay MAMBETOVA
Global Brunch Project Co-Lead
Shaper
Gulnaz KORDANOVA
Shaper
Co-founder & CEO at Teach for Kazakhstan
Ilyas BATYROV
Shaper
Founder at Orator Club
Aizhan BAITIMBETOVA
Shaper
Co-founder at Aqua Point, Founder at Studio Aizhanium
Gaukhar NURSHA
Alumna, Curator 2017-2018
Programme Management Assistant/Focal point for External and Media Relations, UNDIS and Gender at ESCAP Subregional Office for North and Central Asia
Dana SHAYAKHMET
Alumna, Curator 2015-2016
Dean of Student Affairs, International Project Coordinator at NARXOZ University
Pavel KOKTYSHEV
Alumnus, Curator 2014-2015
Deputy Chairman of the board at Zerde National Infocommunication Holding

Ruslan ZHEMKOV
Alumnus, Founder
Managing Director at JSC NC Astana EXPO-2017
Amina ZHEMENEY
Alumna, ex-Partnership and External Relations Officer
ESL Instructor at KIMEP University
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Alumnus
Alumnus
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Alumna
Content writer/Editor at Headapreneur


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Alumna
Alumna
Arailym ASHIRBEKOVA
Alumna
Consultant at World Bank
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Alumnus
Senior Executive at Forest Interactive


Rustam NAZAROV
Alumnus
Content Media Coaching Specialist (Global) at FOREO
Olga KRESTYANINOVA
Alumna, Global Lead Climate Action Steering Committee
Strategy Analyst at Slimmer AI
Alesya NUGAEVA
Alumna
Alumna
Darya LUKICHEVA
Alumna
Alumna
Gulbarshyn SHILIMBETOVA
Alumna, ex-SMM Officer
Visiting Student at Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Shakhira ZHARIMBETOVA
Alumna
Alumna
Botagoz SHARIPOVA
Alumna
Works at Secrétariat international de l'eau (International Secretariat for Water)
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Alumnus, Curator 2019-2020 at Astana Hub
Chief Business Development Officer at Korkem Telecom
Manarbek ASKAROV
Alumnus
Business Development Manager at Toyota Tsusho Corporation
Yeldos BALGABEKOV
Alumnus
Alumnus
Adilzhan KUSHKINBAYEV
Alumnus, Curator 2016-2017
Alumnus
Yergali KALIBEKOV, CFA
Volunteer
Partner, Country Manager Kazakhstan at Clarus Capital Group AG
Aigerim NURZHIGITOVA
Alumna
Financial Tax Analyst (Tax Planning) at Philip Morris Kazakhstan
Bakhyt SHAMYRKHANOV, ACCA
Alumnus
Co-founder at BAcademy, Chairman of Members Advisory Committee of ACCA Members in Kazakhstan
Rakhat BAISUANOV
Alumnus
Partner at ARNA Partners
I found new friends at Global Shapers and an opportunity to implement another social project on the way to my goal - to teach a million children the programming skills. It's an excellent platform where like-minded people gathered - people who on top of their own work duties eager influence the future of the society in which they live.
Yeldos Balgabekov
Shaper
Projects
ELIGIBILITY
Who can apply?
1
Age
  • Between 20-29 years old
2
Residency
  • Although residents of/ or who live close to the hub city are encouraged to apply, we are happy to see volunteers from any city/country.
3
Frameworks
  • committed to working with peers to improve their community
  • interested in developing their leadership potential
  • willing to support fellow Shapers in their personal and professional developmen
4
Commitment
  • ready to engage in the community and follow our Community Charter
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