By Presidential decree, Kulyash Shamshidinova was appointed Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kulyash Nogataevna was the Chairperson of the Board of the autonomous educational organization "Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools" since October 2009.
Having started as a teacher in a rural school, she was promoted to school principal, before becoming the Vice Principal of the Taldykorgan Regional Institute for Further Teacher Training, Director General of the Bobek National Scientific, Educational and Wellness Center, and Vice Minister of Education and Science.
She is a member of the Higher Board of Trustees of Nazarbayev University, Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools and the Nazarbayev Foundation, a member of the Nazarbayev University AEO Board of Trustees, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Non-profit Joint-Stock Company “Holding Kasipkor”.
Decorated with the Orders Parasat and Kurmet.