Ms. Makhabat is a specialist in PR and communications, and a resident of the Club of Kazakhstan PR Professionals. She is the co-founder of an online resource for PR professionals — prdrive.kz. In addition, she is a participant of the Google Women in Digital, Open World, and Women in microbusiness (EBRD) programs.
Ms. Makhabat is the author of the book "Women in Business :-40 Inspiring Stories of Female Entrepreneurs". She is also the publisher of an online-resource for SMEs — MyBusiness.kz. In addition, she is the co-organizer of a transformational program for female entrepreneurs Umay Boost supported by Chevron.