Mukhayyokhon Azamova

Mukhayyokhon is a social protection and policy development specialist with experience in international relations, fund mobilization, community strengthening, and child rights in Uzbekistan.


In the summer of 2021 she was an intern at the World Bank where she worked on research and project development for the education sector of Uzbekistan.


Earlier, as Head of Department at the Ministry of Public Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan she advanced international cooperation and raised funds for the national reform strategies. She established relationships with such strategically important donor organizations as USAID, US Department of States, the World Bank and others. As a result, she won several multi-million dollar grants and technical support for the Ministry. In recognition of her contribution to the development of the education system she was awarded with the National Medal of Achievement.


During her work with SOS Children’s Villages in Uzbekistan, she worked on development and implementation of projects funded by Luxembourg, BMZ, and EU directed toward child protection and community empowerment.


Mukhayyokhon has teaching experience in public and private sector and internship experience with  Embassy of the United States of America in Tashkent; Illinois Collaboration on Youth and Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.  


Mukhayyokhon holds BA degree in teaching Russian Language and Literature from Tashkent State Pedagogical University and she is a Fulbright Scholarship recipient which provided support for her MSW studies at Loyola University Chicago.[9-21]




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