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Ekaterina Mityagina, the winner of the specialization “Science” of the “Leaders of Russia 2020” contest, joined the Vyatka state University administration

  • 30 May, 21:53
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The winner of the Leaders of Russia 2020 competition (Science specialization) Professor, Doctor of Social Sciences - Ekaterina Мityagina was appointed Vice-rector for development based on data analysis of Vyatka state University

Ekaterina Mityagina has over 10 years of managerial experience in education, science and youth policy. Author of more than 80 scientific and educational works in Russian and English, the member of the Russian Society of Sociologists, the expert of the Public Chamber of the Kirov region.

She was the director of the Center for Technical Creativity (a regional operator of the Quantorium network of children's technology parks as part of the national project “Education”), the director of the Regional Palace of Youth, the Dean of the social and humanitarian faculty of FSBEI HE “Vyatka state Humanitarian University”. Ekaterina is also a master of sports in cross-country skiing. Hobbies: traveling, reading, photography and sports (swimming, volleyball).

Before this appointment, Ekaterina Mityagina worked as a deputy Director of the Polytechnic Institute of VyatSU. Her tasks included the university’s participation in the project “University Consortium of Big Data Researchers” - an association of educational organizations that implement basic and applied research in the field of collecting and analyzing big data, as well as developing products and tools for working with big data.

New times require universities to have modern approaches and principles in business processes and management based on data analysis. My main goal in the post of the Vice-rector is to assistance in building a university management system based on the operational collection of relevant data characterizing the state of all areas of the university. The list of tasks includes searching and attracting applicants through analysis of their digital footprints, increasing the effectiveness of online education, calculating indicators and ratings to assess the impact of the university on society, creating tools for working with graduates through analysis of their social portraits, and much more, - shared Ekaterina Mityagina.

Ekaterina Mityagina was invited to the position of Vice-rector for development based on data analysis of Vyatka state University after winning the Science specialization of the Leaders of Russia 2020 competition.

The competition “Leaders of Russia” undoubtedly provides new opportunities for all winners. If you want to participate in the competition, you must be clearly aware of your personal and professional goals. During all the trials, you have the opportunity to supplement these goals with new meanings. With the victory in the contest, your resources expand significantly. I was offered a new position at Vyatka State University with a complex and ambitious goal and a chance to do what I consider really important.

The University has a strong enough team to solve management problems based on data analysis. This team includes professionals in IT, PR, sociology, psychology, engineering, Economics, law, etc. The management of our University always invites creatively thinking professionals with formed meanings and understanding of the main development vectors to join the team. The competition “Leaders of Russia” also showed what a real team should be. This applies to both the organizers and participants, who are undoubtedly professionals in their field, – said Ekaterina.

Now Ekaterina is looking forward to a meeting with her mentor for the Leaders of Russia competition, who, in her opinion, will provide an opportunity to get a critical assessment of her ideas, thoughts and plans. The Professor hopes that the mentor will accompany her in new position and help to realize herself in it as effectively as possible.

I would also like to congratulate ANO “Russia-country of opportunities” on its two-year anniversary and wish to keep the same high bar for the implementation of projects and competitions, which I want to equal! –added the Vice-rector for development based on data analysis of Vyatka state University.

The competition “Leaders of Russia” is implemented by the autonomous non-profit organization “Russia is a country of opportunities” on behalf of the President of Russia and is the flagship project of the platform of the same name, which brings together 25 projects. The competition is supported by the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

233,830 applications from all regions of Russia and 68 countries of the world were received for the management competition “Leaders of Russia – 2020”. In the first season (2017−2018), 199 thousand applications for the competition were received, in the second (2018−2019) - 227 thousand applications. In the 2019–2020 season, separate specializations were introduced in addition to the main competition. The leader in the number of applications was the specialization “Finance and Technology” - 61,732 registrations, 22,272 were filed for the specialization “Science” and 9745 - for the specialization “Healthcare”.

The competition is supported by the largest Russian companies: Russian Railways, Sberbank, Gazprom Neft, Rosseti, Rostelecom, Rosatom, Norilsk Nickel, Rostec, Inter RAO, Rosneft, Rushydro, Sibur, Roscosmos, NLMK, as well as the television network RT, RANEPA, Alpina Publisher, LitRes and the general technical partner is Group. Attracting partners is aimed at targeted support for finalists and winners of the competition.


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