7 February, 2022
8 months
SPE Russia and Caspian Diversity and Inclusion Series

SPE Russia and Caspian would like to invite region members to join SPE Russia and Caspian Diversity and Inclusion Series! 

3-day Series includes Awareness session, Panel Session and Expect Hours. 


15 February 2022: Awareness session (RU/EN)

Speakers will increase the D&I awareness among SPE members in the region and provide attendees with overview of D&I activities in their organization as well in the country. The session aims to provide a better understanding to SPE members on why D&I initiatives are so important to talk about.


  • Alla Mishina, Senior Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Development Adviser, Salym Petroleum Development
  • Gunel Aghabyli, Founder, Azerbaijan Women in Science-AWiS
  • Gaukhar Alzhanova, Competency Development Advisor, Tengizchevroil

16 February 2022: Panel Session (EN)

The main aim of the Panel session is to provide the audience with top-level overviews of D&I activities as well as discuss such issues as women leadership and mentoring, diversity at workplaces, inclusive cultures. Also, we are going to cover Women in STEM trends and D&I Strategy within companies.


  • Natalia Zhidkova, Technical Lead Russia COG, Shell
  • Gulzada Shakulikova, Rector, NJSC “Atyrau Oil and Gas University named after Safi Utebayev
  • Olga Bogatyreva, HR Director Russia Caspian, Baker Hughes
  • Sabina Yagizarova, Corporate Affairs Manager, Salym Petroleum Development
  • Maria Angela Capello, Managing Director, Red Tree Consulting LLC
  • Arzu Javadova, Chief Geologist, SOCAR

17 February 2022: Expert hours (RU/EN)

Our experts will share their own experience in the oil and gas industry as well and in STEM and will provide some presentations about dual-career lifestyle, harsh job conditions and international career and leadership.


  • Anastasia Karnaukh, Career consultant and coach | HR Business Partner, Shell
  • Aizhana Jussupbekova, Business Development Advisor, ExxonMobil
  • Lala Babayeva, Sourcing Manager, BP

Sessions start at 10 AM (Moscow Time Zone). 

Registration: Online “seats” are limited, please reserve yours in advance here. 

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