Aikynai Yusupova is a Reading Specialist for USAID “Okuu Keremet!” Project of RTI International. She graduated from the Kyrgyz State University in Kyrgyzstan with a diploma of an English teacher. She has experience teaching in primary and secondary schools for about 24 years. She has a Master’s Degree in Teacher Education (The Aga Khan University, Pakistan, Karachi). She enjoys using her skills and knowledge to contribute to teachers’ professional development. For the last 11 years of her professional life, she was engaged in different educational projects (USAID “QRP”, USDA “Food for Education” …).