Senator Byrganym Aitimova has been a member of the Kazakh Senate since 2013, prior to which she was Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations for six years. From 2004 until 2007, Senator Aitimova served as Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. She has also served as Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Israel and Italy.
Senator Aitimova holds a Law degree from the Ural State Pedagogical Institute and a degree in Education from the Kazakh State University. She received a degree in Political Science and Management from the Almaty Institute of Political Science and Management in 1997.
Born in Zelenovskiy Rayon, West Kazakhstan Oblast, Senator Aitimova speaks fluent Kazakh, Russian and English.