Alibek Nurkesh (2017)
Alibek is joining the Lenovo Future Leaders Program at Lenovo as one of 25 globally-selected fellows of the first batch. His initial assignment will be in Beijing. While at Schwarzman College, Alibek co-organized the first Global Solution Festival, a social innovation competition that gave Schwarzman Scholars and other students a chance to explore a solution to a problem that faces our world. Being the only Schwarzman Scholar from Central Asia, he also initiated the Silk Road Discussion Group of the Global Affairs Club. Alibek graduated with BA in Economics from Nazarbayev University, a new institution in Kazakhstan designed to prepare the next generation of intellectual elite of the country.