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Kazakh to Russian
Russian to Kazakh
English to Russian

Marzhan Serekova
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Almaty, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Local time: 06:36 +06 (GMT+6)

Native in: Kazakh Native in Kazakh, Russian Native in Russian
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Education----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
• Lehigh University Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry August 2008
 Full merit scholarship from the Iacocca Institute and the U.S. government
• Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research Almaty (KIMEP) May 2008
Major in International Relations, Summa Cum Laude
 KIMEP Presidential Merit Scholarship, PetroKazakhstan Merit Scholarship, KIMEP Dean Merit Scholarship
 Stipend of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
• Spencerville High School Spencerville, Ohio, USA
Merit Honor Roll, GPA 3.73/4.00
 Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) organized by the U.S. government 2004
• School # 233 Kyzylorda
Diploma of Excellence 2003

Experience---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
• Perevotta Translation Agency Almaty
Founder and Director since Nov 2009
• Silk Television Almaty
Sales Manager, International Oct 2008-Oct 2009
• Plasveroi International Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Intern June-Aug 2008
 Researched and analyzed dist ribution channels for Modost uc wood filler’s market entry into the Eastern U.S.
• American Councils for International Education ACTR/ACCELS Almaty
FLEX Alumni Coordinator July 2006-June 2007
 Expanded the network of operations from 1 to 10 cities of Kazakhstan
 Organized the first national FLEX City Representatives conference
 Founded the Rural-Urban Cultural Exchange program benefited 176 rural high school students in total
• KIMEP Almaty
Teaching Assistant for a Professor of History of Civilizations course Sept-May 2007
• Kazakh National Conservatoire Orchestra Almaty
Translator for Bowling Green Orchestra Conductor, USA Oct 7-11, 2006
• Majilis of Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Astana
Intern May 22-June 7, 2006
• National Democratic Institute for International Affairs in Kazakhstan (NDI) Almaty
Intern Jun–Dec 2005
 Conducted daily press monitor on political news in Kazakhstan
• Spencerville Lima Branch Library Spencerville
Assistant 2003-2004
• Roselawn Manor Nursing Home Spencerville
Volunteer 2003
• “The Golden Youth” newspaper Kyzylorda
Editor 2002-2003

Skills---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
• Fluent Russian, English, and Kazakh; elementary French, Spanish and Chinese
• Internet, Word, Excel, Power Point, Corel Draw, Photo Paint
• Strong communication and writing skills, goal-oriented, leadership skills, idea-generator, logic, honesty, social responsibility

Selected Accomplishments-------------------------------------------------------------------
• Winner of the Student of the Year 2007 National Award in the Social Feb 2008 Development nomination held by the Student Alliance of Kazakhstan under
the aegis of the Ministry of Education of the RK
• Leading female role in the Kazakhstan English Language Theater Dec 2006 (KELT) play “It’s a Wonderful Life” – Mary Hatch Bailey
• Depute of Kazakhstan Youth Parliament 2005-2006
• Finalist of the Almaty Trends Intellectual Club Fourth Independent Nov 22-26, 2005
Scientific Student Olympiad
• Alumna of Freedom Support Act Future Leaders Exchange program
(FSA FLEX) sponsored by the United States Department of State 2003-2004
 Spent one academic year in the United States of America as an exchange student

• First place in Kyzylorda City Olympiad of English Language 2003
• Three times best speaker in Kyzylorda Oblast Debate Competitions 2001, 2002, 2003
• President of Kyzylorda School # 233’s Debate Club 2002-2003

Selected Trainings and Seminars------------------------------------------------------
• Youth Encounter on Sustainability summer school Braunwald, Switzerland
July 2010
• Education Without Borders Abu-Dhabi, UAE
Theme: Innovative Solutions to Global Challenges February 25-27, 2007
• Belarussian Model United Nations Minsk, Belarus
Country: Sweden February 7-10, 2007
• Future Leaders Exchange program Alumni Coordinators Conference Moscow, Russia
October 13-15, 2006
• Central and South Asia Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) and
Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programs alumni conference Almaty, Kazakhstan
Theme: FLEX/YES Best Practices August 17-20, 2006
 Organizer and participant
• NATO International School in Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
Theme: Euro-Atlantic Integration in the Region of Three Seas July 3-8, 2006
• Central and South Asia FLEX and YES programs Dushanbe, Tajikistan alumni conference June 9-11, 2006
Theme: Respecting Diversity and Building Tolerance: Learning from Each Other
• KIMEP International Research Conference (KIRC 5) Almaty, Kazakhstan
Theme: Changing Society through Research and Practice October 6-8, 2005
 Presented a research paper on “Failure of underage smoking law
to st op youth from smo king in Kazakhst an”
Keywords: Russian, Kazakh, Chinese, Law, Medicine, Technology, Localization, Web sites, AutoCAD, Mining, Engineering, Oil&Gas


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