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August 4, 2020

A Turkmen entrepreneur equips youth with the tools to succeed in a modern

Konstantin Glushenkov, 32, grew up in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in a family well-known for their musical talents. His grandfather was a successful composer, and his mother teaches and writes about music. Konstantin, however, had a different dream: to build his own business.

July 29, 2020

Strategically located alongside Afghanistan and Iran, Turkmenistan plays an important role in advancing regional integration, security and prosperity across South and Central Asia. With abundant natural resources, Turkmenistan holds the potential to overcome economic and development challenges linked to years of authoritarian rule. The United States partners with Turkmenistan to forge a more open economy and an inclusive, resilient society.

July 16, 2020

Billie Eilish is a popular American singer and songwriter with fans around the world. Eighteen-year old Artur Petrosyants from Mary, Turkmenistan, is one of them. “I would love to interview Billie Eilish someday,” he says bashfully. 

May 6, 2020

Jemal is a young woman from Ahal, the southern province of Turkmenistan. Born into a large, outgoing family, Jemal struggled to stand out. She was an average student and never found her place in the working world. When an acquaintance told Jemal about an opportunity for a high-paying job in Turkey with a nice family as a nanny, she thought this was her chance to do something special with her life. She jumped at the opportunity to learn and grow in a new, exciting environment.

March 3, 2020

Through its Governance Support Program, USAID seeks to improve the relationship between citizens and state actors by directly linking those who are governed with those who are democratically elected to govern. This program is implemented by The QED Group, LLC.


Last updated: August 15, 2022

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