Business and Program Associate
Ainura is the Business and Program Associate for the Central Asia office of The Christensen Fund, serving as a point person and organizer for our grantees and projects in the region.
Ainura has a diverse professional background, having served in a number of positions in the private, government and NGO sectors. Before coming to The Christensen Fund, she was the Finance Officer for the ‘Access to Basic Services’ program of a Danish humanitarian NGO, DanChurchAid. Previously, she was the Budget Transparency Specialist for a UK-sponsored public finance reform program in Kyrgyzstan, preparing reports and analyses in relation to key budget transparency issues.
Ainura speaks fluent Kyrgyz, Russian and English, and is proficient in French as well. She completed her Master’s of Business Administration from the Academy of Management under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as a Bachelor’s in International Relations from the International University of Kyrgyzstan.