Gunel is a Baku-based health activist and blogger. She is also the co-founder of the charitable foundation ‘We are Together’. Her areas of expertise are public health, environment, education and gender issues.
Gunel has a diverse professional background of more than seven years, working in positions across government, business and the non-profit sector. She has a BA degree in International Relations and is an alumna of the Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) administered by American Councils.
Gunel’s action plan concentrates on improving public health in Azerbaijan and helping to prevent chronic diseases through health awareness campaigns. She will focus on raising awareness of healthy lifestyles in schoolchildren, with a pilot project delivering presentations and seminars.