Zhanna is a 19 year old activist from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. She has been a feminist activist since the age of 14, fighting for girls’ rights and equality. She is a member of Bishkek Feminist Initiatives, editor and co-founder of teenage magazine Boktukorgon and coordinator of Teenagers and Youth for Justice Equality Initiative. She is also a girl advisor for Central Asia and Eastern Europe at FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund and has been since 2017. As an artist and illustrator she promotes justice and anti-discrimination through art, as well as in her role as a freelance journalist and cameraperson at Kloop Media. Zhanna is currently a media specialist at LGBT organisation Kyrgyz Indigo. She stands up for the rights of queer teenagers, youth and girls, with the aim to increase their visibility and the right to be who they are.