Janyl Ismailova is a Research Fellow at the University of Central Asia’s Mountain Societies Research Institute. She coordinates local and regional projects within MSRI. She also led MSRI’s e-Bilim Mobile Digital Library project, guided implementation of MSRI's knowledge management platforms and supported the execution of the Naryn baseline study as well as subsequent surveys and monitoring activities in remote areas.
Her interests include development and usage of educational technologies in underdeveloped regions, EdTech and ICTs for development. Janyl holds a BA degree in International and Comparative Politics from the American University of Central Asia. She is also a Lehigh University The Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry Program alumna.