Wednesday May 25, 2011 -
Gulnara Kieffer, born Gulnara Miftakhova, is a Russian Tatar who was born in the city of Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation.
In 2001, she graduated from the Kazan Pedagogical University (Philology Department) with a Russian language and literature teaching degree.
Thereafter, she applied her pedagogical skills while working as a governess for 2 years.
In March 2006, Gulnara moved to Moscow, where she was hired by movie production companies. There, she organized and coordinated the creation of films and musical concerts.
In 2008, she started working as a manager for a Russian music recording company.
Gulnara met Dimitri Kieffer in 2009 while guiding Russian artists in Morocco.
Gulnara joined Nexus expeditions in August of 2011.
Together, they cycled 2100kms from Omsukchan, Magadanskaya Oblast until they reached Nishny Bistekh/ Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Russia.
On March 20th 2013, Gulnara Kieffer and Dimitri Kieffer were married in Kazan, Russia and she plans to join him again on future cycling sections.