Dr. Nafisa Abdullaeva is currently pursuing an MA in International Relations and Politics at Brunel University London. She is also a partner at Avrora Legal Law Firm (listed in Legal 500), which is a full-service law firm in Uzbekistan. She has more than 15 years of experience in conducting seminars and trainings on organizing and managing business for leading companies in Uzbekistan. She has worked as a manager on numerous international and national projects sponsored by UNDP, ADB, EuropeAID and others. Dr. Abdullaeva has consulted the Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan and was involved in legislative processes for the Senate as well. Dr. Abdullaeva is an author of more than 30 publications on Uzbek law in Uzbekistan and abroad. She is a writer, poet, and anchor of a popular radio program Book Tashkent. Dr. Abdullaeva holds a PhD from the Tashkent State Judicial Institute, and an MA (2002) and BA (1998) in International Law from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent.