ZULEYKHA ASADOVA – College Access Advisor, Educational Opportunity Center
Zuleykha Asadova is one of the College Access Advisors for Educational Opportunity Center in Cleburne. Born in Baku, Azerbijan, Zuleykha has a long history of education that spans the globe.
Zuleykha spent most of her childhood in the Russian Federation before moving back to her home country to continue her education. Zuleykha was awarded a grant to study abroad in the United States, where she attended Minnesota State University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Cultural Anthropology. Zuleykha then traveled to Hungary to attend Central European University in Budapest, where she earned her masters degree in International Relations and European Studies. Zuleykha has worked as an Intercultural Program Consultant and has lent her skills to several community projects. In Wisconsin she assisted a program that targeted children and youth in the community with the goal of promoting diversity and inclusion. In her role as a college access advisor for EOC, Zuleykha provides valuable resources and informs prospective students about the college admissions process.
Zuleykha has traveled to 46 countries and hopes to travel to many more. Zuleykha is fluent in four languages, including Turkish, Russian, Azerbaijani and is currently learning Arabic. Outside of work, she loves baking, travelling, hiking, dancing, and painting.
“I believe in building bridges, bringing people together and being a mediator.”