PhD in Geography Umayra Taghiyeva , leading scientist of the department of Climatology and Agroclimatology at the Institute of Geography of ANAS,

permanent representative of Azerbaijan with WMO. She was also awarded the title of Honored Engineer of Azerbaijan by the President Ilham Aliyev. U.Taghiyeva has been included in a list of the 12 best women meteorologists of WMO.