Businesswoman, Philanthropist and Charity Activist
Gulnaz Sotnikova was born on September 21 1967 in Ufa, Tatarstan. Her father was a writer and her mother is an Honored Art Worker of Bashkortostan. Gulnaz achieved two degrees in Economics and technical field. In 1990 Gulnaz Sotnikova established and headed the Medical Center “Verteks”, which eventually became a holding company consisting of 6 others. From 1997 to 2003 she was the director of almost every major church of civil event to preserve the cultural and spiritual heritage of the country.
Did You Know?
In the 1990-is Gulnaz was considered one of the 10 richest brides of Russia, and was named one of the wealthiest women in Russia. In 1995 she also received a special honorary title “Lady Initiative” by UNESCO for active participation in the development of a Culture of Peace Program.
Other interesting facts:
Gulnaz plays piano and speaks fluently in English, Spanish, French and Chinese. She was accused of illegal activities in a number of publications, however no evidence or facts were presented.