Комил Алламжонов
Komil Allamjonov
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation

Education

Tashkent State Institute of Arts named after M. Uygur (2006) — Bachelor of Television and Radio Directing

Tashkent State Economic University (2010) — economist

Career

2002 – 2005 Chief specialist of the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2005 – 2009 Acting Head of the Press Service ot the State Tax Committee

2009 – 2013 Head of Information Service of the State Tax Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2017 – 2018 Deputy head of President’s administration – Press Secretary of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2018 – 2019 Acting Director General of the Uzbekistan Agency for Press and Information

2019 – 2020 Acting Director of the Agency for Information and Mass Communications (AIMC) under the Administration of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2020 – present Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Support and Development of National Mass Media

Under the leadership of Komil Allamjonov, the operations of press service of the State Tax Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan were radically improved. In 2010, he was awarded the “Oltin Qalam” (Golden quill) Prize as the head of the country's best press service.

While serving as press secretary of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, K. Allamjonov raised to a new level information support for the activities of the head of state. A press hall was launched; a media center was created.

During his work at AIMC, under the leadership of K. Allamjonov, a number of important reforms in the media and freedom of speech in Uzbekistan were implemented. Full access to foreign news resources and the websites of human rights organizations was restored. More than four hundred press services have been created in government and administration bodies, and the status of press secretaries has been raised. The media community has adopted a code of ethics for journalists. The abolition of the sentence of imprisonment for defamation and insult was initiated. The Agency established cooperation with reputable international organizations, for the first time in the history of Uzbekistan, an international round table was held with OSCE representatives on media activities and freedom of speech.

He is the founder of the national musical-entertaining TV channel, named Milliy TV.

Комил Алламжонов
Saida Mirziyoyeva
Deputy Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation

Education

Saida Mirziyoyeva obtained bachelor’s degree in the field of international law from University of World Economy and Diplomacy of the Republic of Uzbekistan (2006). In 2008 she obtained Master’s degree in law from Tashkent State University of Law, in 2010 – master’s degree in Economics from Moscow State University named after M. Lomonosov (2008-2010).

2010 – 2018 Scientific research activities

2018 – present Researcher of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2018 – present Research fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies of Moscow State University named after M. Lomonosov

Career

2019 – 2020 Deputy Director of the Agency for Information and Mass Communications (AIMC) under the Administration of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2019 – present Member of the Commission on Ensuring Gender Equality of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2020 – present Deputy Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Public Foundation for Support and Development of National Mass Media of Uzbekistan

As deputy director of AIMC, Saida Mirziyoyeva coordinated the activities of the PR-center and managed the issues of ensuring the openness of public authorities and administration. Implemented projects within the framework of the Five Initiatives of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

As a member of the Commission on Gender Equality, Saida Mirziyoyeva advocates for the empowerment of women in the country. In February 2020, she took part in the Dubai Global Women's Forum hosted by the Dubai Women's Organization. In April 2020, she initiated the nationwide project “Safe Help”, within the framework of which material support was provided to socially vulnerable women during the COVID-19 pandemic.

She takes an active position in preserving the country's cultural heritage. With her assistance, an exhibition is planned to be held in the Louvre Museum in Paris in 2021, dedicated to the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan.

Under the patronage of Saida Mirziyoyeva, project “Ko’ngil ko’zi” expanded its activity, aimed at supporting children with vision problems, providing them with educational, fiction and non-fiction as well as other necessary literature printed in Braille.

With the transition to a new position, she continues to assist in the implementation of the “Ko‘ngil ko‘zi” project.

Комил Алламжонов
Alexandra Kolesnichenko
Director of the Foundation

Education

2012 – 2016 Bahçeşehir University – BA in Communications, major – Public Relations.

Career

2019 – 2020 Head of the Department for the information sphere development monitoring in the Agency of Information and Mass Communications under the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2017 – 2018 Assistant Director of KIG Holding (KASSANOV INVESTMENT GROUP, Kazakhstan)

2017 Assistant Marketing Manager at the Management Development Institute of Singapore, Tashkent (MDIS Tashkent)

Since 2016, the Bahçeşehir University Ambassador to Uzbekistan.

Master of Sports in tennis (2007).

Member of the Uzbekistan National Tennis Team (2008 – 2009).

Asian two-time champion among juniors team standing for competitors under 14 and 16 years old

Champion of the Republic of Uzbekistan in doubles (2007).

Participant in the junior Grand Slam tournaments (2007 – 2008).