Dina is an entrepreneur, business analyst, CEO of ‘StudyKazakhstan.com’ and co-founder of the programming school ‘Love to Code’ in Kazakhstan. Through the school, Dina trains children and teachers around Kazakhstan to code and develop a passion for tech. She has a MSc in IT Management from Nottingham and has previously promoted the global movement ‘Hour of Code’ in Kazakhstan and since 2016 she has been a Mentor and a Regional Ambassador the global ‘Technovation Challenge’ movement.
Dina’s action plan is to work with both students and mentors based in the regional cities of Kazakhstan to inspire and teach them about coding. Dina and her team will conduct training workshops throughout 10 cities in Kazakhstan in which students will learn about coding, marketing and design as well as presentation and communication skills. Mentors and teachers will learn project and time management skills, team cooperation and entreprenerial concepts. Key materials will be made available online in Kazakh (as opposed to English) to improve access to learning resources in this field.