President, Kazakhstan Foundation for Cultural Social and Educational Development (KFCSED)
Maria Javier Brugarolas is an industrial engineer residing in Central Asia for over a decade, since 2003. She is sincerely committed to empowering women in Kazakhstan, helping them become the main actors of their own lives and leaders of social change in their communities.
Maria Javier works at KFCSED, a non-for-profit organization that undertakes social initiatives and provides capacity building training programs to contribute to the development of civil society. Currently, she is the president at KFCSED and focuses on working with business, government and non-government organisations on managing the social impact of several initiatives towards a more sustainable society.