When outstanding individuals receive a world-class education in the UK, the effects can last a lifetime. The Alumni Awards shine a light on the impact that alumni of UK higher education institutions are making in their chosen field, and how this was sparked by their studies in the UK. Among stiff competition from a variety of strong applicants, these candidates stood out. Find out what makes their story unique.
Alumni Awards 2019 Winners
University of Sheffield - Professional Achievement
Tural is a Head of Division at the State Agency on Mandatory Health Insurance. He is working on designing and implementing healthcare reforms, which will start in 2020 on the national level after successful pilot project. He is also involved in projects on education and professional development through AUKAA - Azerbaijan-UK Alumni Association. Tural Gulu is a recipient of Presidential Scholarship by the President of Azerbaijan Republic, Youth Award by the Ministry of Youth and Sport, Full Scholarship by the Ministry of Education to study in the UK.
University of Bristol - Social Impact
Zumrud is a program specialist in Women’s Participation Program at Counterpart International. Her work on women’s economic empowerment supports business entrepreneurship for young women by organizing training workshops in 12 regions of the country, that provide marketable skills for employment, such as digital marketing, business and leadership.
Coventry University - Entrepreneurial
Jafar is the Founder and CEO of JOOPZY, a multinational eCommerce company. Before his successful venture, he developed over 50 mobile apps and games, winning several startup awards such as the MilliNet and Netty awards. He also contributes to eCommerce Academy Community to enable people to make life-changing incomes through online sales.