Mavzuna Abdurakhmanova has over 15 years of work experience in ICT4D – Expert on Information and Communication Technologies for Development; Digital Rights and Freedoms; e-Government and e-Governance; ICT policy and practices; Access to Information, Digital Transformation processes in compliance with digital rights. Experienced in civil society and international organizations’ managerial work. She is skilled in Proposals writing, Grants management and Fundraising, Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning. She has strong leadership, analytical, organizational, communication and problem-solving skills. Experienced to work with different donor organizations like OSF, FCDO, GIZ, USAID and Internews. Mavzuna has well developed networking capacity and context knowledge to work in the Central Asia region.
Previously, Mavzuna was a lecturer on Information technologies at the Tajik Technical University and at the private computer literacy education Center. From 2010 to 2014 she was pro-bono consulting on ICTD capacity building through the UN APCICT training Modules “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” and the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth in Tajikistan. She is contributing to the professional development of youth through launching the first Cisco Networking Academy, the Linux Professional Institute and the Web-design courses in Tajikistan with special privileges and awards offered to female students.
Abdurakhmanova M. holds a Diploma with honor on Systems Engineering (Tajikistan) and Executive Master’s Degree on Development Policies and Practices (Switzerland). She is an alumna of US Government programs TechWomen 2017 (visited IT companies in San Francisco, passed an Internship at Adobe Systems at San Jose) and Open World Leadership Program 2015 on e-Governance and Transparency (visited Washington and Alabama of USA). In 2013, she successfully accomplished the CEU Summer University on Internet Governance, Civil Society and Public Policy Advocacy.