CAFDP 2012, Kazakhstan
- Candidate, PhD in Development Studies, University of Cambridge, UK. Dissertation Research: “Evolving child care policies in Central Asia”
- MA in International Development, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, USA
- Diploma in International Economics, Eurasian Institute of Market, Kazakhstan
Anel worked with UNICEF Kazakhstan and ILO-IPEC as a national consultant on child protection and child labour monitoring. Before joining UNICEF, she worked with Counterpart International as a regional reporting coordinator. In 2009, Anel received a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate studies in the USA. She also spent six months at Justus-Liebig Universitat Giessen, Germany, conducting research on protection mechanisms for working children in Central Asia.