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Vice-President for International Affairs Dana Minbaeva: Once, she speculated in currencies while learning English from scratch on a Walkman … back in Kazakhstan

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Podcast, Series |   09. Nov 2021

Kasper Christensen


Just as she graduated with a degree in mining engineering, the coal industry collapsed. Overnight, six years of hard studies at Karaganda Polytechnic Institute in Kazakhstan were useless.

In this episode of Outside the Box, we meet Dana Minbaeva, Professor and Vice-President for International Affairs at CBS. She’s the epitome of a true survivor and the essence of what you could call: Outside the Box.


  1. Mette Visti says:

    OH Dana – you are a wonderful person – let us meet

  2. Csongor Szabo says:

    Great interview and a fascinating person to listen to! Thank you!

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