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VideoMarch 16, 2021

Women of Central Asia – Leading in an Emergency Response

Jyldyz is a Lieutenant Colonel at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic, where she has served for 17 years – an achievement that makes her entire family proud. In this role, Jyldyz also leads a team responsible for the implementation of several World Bank-supported projects, including the Emergency COVID-19 project. In this video, Jyldyz shares her experience leading people under extraordinary circumstances. Her story is part of our “Women of Central Asia” series, which celebrates International Women’s Day 2021.