Shakhnoza Tokhtakhunova, BA

After graduating from George Mason University with a major in global affairs and a minor in economics, Shakhnoza Tokhtakhunova joined VIU’s Inquiry Department anticipating to gain more knowledge about the US educational system and to assist prospective students with the application procedure. Her undergraduate coursework focused on analyzing developing economies to potentially increase welfare and the quality of lives in those countries. Her hope is that one day everyone will have access to affordable education and have the opportunity to pursue their career goals.
Shakhnoza’s aspiration in life is to travel around the world to familiarize herself with a variety of cultures, cuisines, and historical sights. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting, playing piano, and hanging out with her friends. She is proficient in Russian and Uzbek.