Self made. Public figures

Rauan Kenzhekhanuly

Kazakhstan06 September , 01:28

Rauan Kenzhekhanuly 
was born in 1979. Nationality - Kazakh. He has university degree. 

In 2001, he graduated Almaty State University named after Abay, faculty of the international relations, in 2004 - Academy of national economy under the government of the Russian Federation, the Higher school of the international business in Moscow in "Strategic management and finance".

His labor activity he began as the national coordinator of the Debate program in the National debate center.

From 1998 to 2005, he worked as the economic observer of Habar agency, own correspondent of Habar agency in the Russian Federation, the editor of the analytical program "Zhety Kun".

From 2005 to 2006, he worked as a head of the press service of Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation, the second secretary of Embassy of RK in the Russian Federation, the head of department of the cultural and humanitarian cooperation, the first secretary of Embassy of RK in the Russian Federation.

Now director of Bilim Media Group LLP, Chairman of the board of trustees of "Wikibilim"

He has the medal "Astana 10 Years", "Wikipedist of the Years — 2011", the international conference "Wikimania 2011" 

"President Nursultan Nazarbayev in his Address "Strategy-2050" presented to the people of Kazakhstan new vision of state language development for the forthcoming years. Undoubtedly, language needs modernization. Limitation and not present of the maintenance of our language prevent it to step widely out of a life and the school program.

It is necessary that any person could be realized wholly as the personality and as the professional, remaining in a bosom of the native language. For this purpose the modern and demanded content concerning education, science, economy, business, technologies, modern culture, entertainments, etc. is required. Any language is attractive and strong therefore large-scale work on creation of the interesting, best-selling contents in the Kazakh language is necessary. Creation of an original content important part of this work, but, certainly, other languages are the main source.

I think for this reason the President indicated the need of flexible and pragmatic approach to translational business and terminology. As you remember, our project "Kazakhsha Wikipedia" was started in June, 2011. Following the results of the international Wikimania-2011 conference, the project "Kazakhsha Wikipedia" is called Wikipedia of the year (the most noticeable growth within a year, both on number and volume of articles, and on number of active editors).

The purpose of this project is development of kazakh-language part of the global encyclopedia Wikipedia. Articles of the encyclopedia are created by users who act as editors," Kenzhekhanuly said.

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