She started to lead Project Management Institute in 2020. From 2019-2020, she held the position of Director of the Scientific and Educational Department "Management and Marketing" at Narxoz University. Since 2016 to 2019, she has been an assistant professor at the KBTU Business School. She is engaged in research in the fields of entrepreneurship, the shadow market, microfinance, and human resource management in small businesses.
Subalova, M., Al-Dajani, H., & Bika, Z. (2015). Unilateral microfinance? The commercial roots of entrepreneurial diversity. In Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Finance. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Нарбаев Т, Субалова М, Естекова Г (2016), A Review of Project Management Research and Practice in Kazakhstan, Вестник КазЭУ (111:4), 76-85.
2009-2015 PhD Business Administration, University of East Anglia
2008-2009 MSc Marketing, University of East Anglia
2004-2008 BSc Marketing and Finance, KIMEP University