About the Foundation

PF Wings of Liberty was established on March,6, 2015.

The Foundation is an open type human rights organization that has accumulated experience and values gained in the process of forming an active citizenship of the organizers and volunteers of the Foundation.

The main directions of the Foundation's work are public protection and promotion of rights and freedoms, educational programs, conducting research, including through monitoring, as well as participation in law-making.
ЗАЩИЩАЕМ
Defend
Train

The Foundation's mission

- to build an open civil society through human rights education for citizens.
Observe
Unite
We believe that we can change an individual's attitude towards the principles of freedom, equality and justice through legal education, development and bringing people together.
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The Foundation's principles and values:

respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms
legality
transparency
accessibility
integrity
reasonability

Areas of activity:

Public protection of interests, rights and freedoms

Educational programmes

Research activity

Advocacy
Consultations
Assistance in restoration of rights and benefits to citizens of Kazakhstan
Realization and protection of political, economic, social and cultural rights and freedoms
Seminars
Trainings and workshops
Hackathons and schools
Civil education
Public discussions
Monitoring of public services
Research and analytics
Participation in law-making

Rights
Freedom
Equality
Our team
Yelena Shvetsova
Executive director, co-founder
Yelena is the co-founder and ideological inspirer of the Foundation. Read more
Roman Reimer
Lawyer, co-founder
Roman Reimer is a human rights defender, civil litigation lawyer and one of the co-founders of the Foundation. Read more
Aigerim Seitenova
Head of Programmes
Aigerim holds a Bachelor of International Law and a Master of European Studies in Human Rights and Democratization. She has been working on women's empowerment since 2016 and is a member of the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group. Read more
Dana Buralkiyeva
Head of the educational department
Dana is a journalist and a social media manager. At the same time she works on the journalists rights in the modern mass-media. Read more
Madi Khanafiya
Project coordinator
Madi holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations from Nazarbayev University. For more than 6 years Madi has been involved in volunteer projects in the field of human rights, law, political science and philanthropy. Read more
Kulyash Sadykova
Public Relations Coordinator
In 2017, Kulyash received a bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Philology at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Prior to joining the Kulyash Foundation, she worked in PR and communications. Read more
Executive director, co-founder
Yelena Shvetsova
Yelena is the co-founder and ideological inspirer of the Foundation.

At the moment she is a managing director of PF Wings of Liberty

Yelena is a lawyer, has two higher educations and more than 15 years of experience in the public sector.

She is an expert in independent election monitoring and obervation, a trainer in human rights education and a human rights defender.

She is engaged in human rights education, youth involvement in civic activism, and specializes in monitoring the exercise of voting rights for people with disabilities, as well as election observation before and during electoral activity.

She is a member of the Coalition of New Generation Human Rights Defenders (KZ), "International Youth Human Rights Movement", "National Volunteer Network" Kazakhstan and a member of the working group at the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the implementation of the right to vote of people with disabilities.



Alumna of the programs:
- US Embassy - IVLP "American Youth: Inspiring Leadership and Civic Participation," April 11-29, 2011;
- Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan "Capacity Building of Young Human Rights Defenders" (2013-2014).

Trainer of the projects: "Anne Frank: A History for Today", Civic Education Course "Introduce Your Kazakhstan", Training Course for Independent Observers, Training Course "Digital Life", Development and Planning of Public Companies, Development and Writing of Publicly Significant Projects.


Contact: yelenashvetsova@gmail.com
Lawyer, co-founder
Roman Reimer
Roman Reimer is a human rights defender, civil litigation lawyer and one of the co-founders of the Foundation.

Roman specializes in the following human rights areas: right to a fair trial, right to participate in the management of public affairs and right to peaceful assembly.


Since the Foundation's inception, he has participated in each of its projects, including coordinating independent observation of the 2016 and 2019 elections, organizing "Anne Frank: Lessons from History" exhibitions in 13 cities in Kazakhstan, and coordinating the training of trainers and observers project "Sailau 2020".
He is a participant in the New Generation of Human Rights Defenders Coalition in Kazakhstan.


Write to: erkindikkanaty@gmail.com
Head of Programmes
Aigerim Seitenova
Aigerim holds a Bachelor of International Law and a Master of European Studies in Human Rights and Democratization. She has been working on women's empowerment since 2016 and is a member of the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group.

In 2019, she joined a group of young OSCE experts and participated in the development of the concept of security and cooperation in Europe, Eurasia and North America, #Perspectives2030.

Aigerim has joined the foundation team in 2018. She is responsible for the strategic development of the Foundation and coordinates its major projects: Anne Frank: A History for Today, World Press Photo 2018, Human Rights Hackathon, coordination of the independent election observation of the 2019 Extraordinary Presidential Elections, Human Rights Talks public discussion, and Sailau 2020, a project to train election trainers and observers.

Write to: aigeraseitenova@gmail.com
Head of the educational department
Dana Buralkiyeva
Dana is a journalist and a social media manager. At the same time she works on the journalists rights in the modern mass-media.

Dana has seven years of volunteer experience, which she successfully uses in developing communications with the Foundation's volunteers.

She participated in the following projects: exhibition "Anne Frank: History Lessons", training on reportage photography "Look from another angle", public discussion "Let's talk on equal terms", Hackathon on human rights. Was an observer at the 2019 presidential election.

Currently, Dana coordinates social media of the Foundation and the project for creating an online-course on Human Rights.

According to Dana, the most important thing in her work is to analyze the information received and pass it through the prism of her own knowledge and intuition. "The society does not need to be reassured, but to be given an opportunity to look at the situation from different perspectives".


Write to: erkindikkanaty@gmail.com
Project coordinator
Madi Khanafiya
Madi holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations from Nazarbayev University. For more than 6 years Madi has been involved in volunteer projects in the field of human rights, law, political science and philanthropy.


From 2015 to 2018, he headed the Red Crescent Society at Nazarbayev University. In 2019 he was a coordinator and observer at the Extraordinary Presidential Election of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Madi is the winner of the Human Rights Hakaton organized by the Prague Civic Centre in Bishkek in autumn 2019.

In 2020 he became a graduate of the Silau 2020 project for training coaches and election observers.


Contacts: madi.khanafiya@gmail.com
Public Relations Coordinator
Kulyash Sadykova
Kulyash Sadykova is the Public Relations Coordinator of the Foundation.

In 2017, Kulyash received a bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Philology at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Prior to joining the Kulyash Foundation, she worked in PR and communications.

In 2019 she became an independent observer from PF Wings of Liberty at the Extraordinary Presidential Election, after which she joined the Foundation team.


Kulyash participated in the implementation of Hakaton's 2019 Human Rights winning projects, helped organize and promote a series of Human Rights Talks events, and currently coordinates the social media project.

Contacts: k.sadykova77@gmail.com
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