Name: Saltanat Rakhymbekova
Occupation: head of Business and Industry Department in Central Karaganda province of Kazakhstan
Education: mechanical engineering
Family : married, with two daughters
Hobbies/Interests: reading books
Greatest Achievement to Date: launched an association of entrepreneurs, which lobbies and consults on draft legislation that affects the sector
Her motto is: "If people are eager to achieve success, everything depends on people themselves" and something that her scientific adviser used to tell her: "Saltanat, you are a purposeful woman and you can become a successful businesswoman"