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Yulia Zasik

Yulia continues to study International Communications at the Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko). She is a communications manager at an independent think tank with a focus on European integration, international security and macro-regional cooperation in Ukraine. Yulia is passionate about marketing, political science and psychology. She is a public activist, being a part of Ukrainian Students for Freedom and the European Youth of Ukraine.

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Olena Maloivan

Olena is currently enrolled at the Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko), reading International Relations. She is interested in studying history, politics, culture, and languages, but is very active in youth projects that can benefit the community. Her biggest dream is to contribute directly to the development of her country, and is closer to realising her goals as a Young European Ambassador.

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Yuliia Ivashkevych

Yuliia is in her second year of studies of International Communications at the Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko). The use of communication technologies in politics and the creation of a positive image are among her core priorities and interests. Yuliia believes that implementation of communication strategies and combating fake news will likely make up a great part of her future career. Dmytro Kyleba is her role model. She is passionate about languages and speaks three already, while also taking a keen interest in...

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Mariam Isoieva

Mariam holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science, specialising in Artificial Intelligence, from the Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko), where she was a member of the Educational Department of the Student Parliament. She is currently engaged in an internship as a strategist at an investment bank in London. Mariam believes that international cooperation can be highly beneficial for all parties involved, in the same way that interdisciplinary research can bring about new valuable ideas.

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Anna Gumenyuk

Anna is from Donetsk, Ukraine, and is passionate about working with other teenagers and creating a diverse community. Anna enjoys Psychology, Global Politics and Geography classes. It helped her with a better understanding of diversity and how beautiful people are when united. She speaks Ukrainian, Russian, English, French and German, and brings a modern and progressive outlook to the Young European Ambassadors’ initiative.

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Anastasiia Gloza

Anastasiia is a graduate of the Institute of International Relations, Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko). Since the beginning of her studies, Anastasiia has been passionate about diplomacy and international economic relations, and aimed to achieve the best results in her chosen professional field. Anastasiia is an active volunteer, a member of  a variety of Ukrainian NGOs and a scientific researcher at international-level conferences. Her latest projects include leading an NGO “Action Diplomacy: Ukraine” as a Member...

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Sofiia Diachenko

Sofiia is a second-year student studying International law at the Institute of international relations at the Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko). Currently, she is Vice-president of Professional Development and Director of Internal Management events at the European Law Students’ Association on local (Kyiv) and national levels (ELSA Ukraine). Aside from this, Sofiia is a trainee at a law firm in Kyiv and a participant in the 30th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. She is passionate about law,...

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Dariia Andriunina

Dariia is a civil servant, but is also working towards a PhD in International Economic Relations at Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko). Dariia is also studying for a Master’s degree in Digital Governance Київський національний економічний університет імені Вадима Гетьмана (Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman). Dariia is also a holder of the RODOVID Scholarship. Dariia strives to do everything in her power to secure Ukraine’s victory against Russia’s war of aggression. She looks forward to being...

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Yuliia Vodko

Yuliia is a fourth-year Bachelor of Law student at the Національний технічний університет України “Київський політехнічний інститут імені Ігоря Сікорського” (National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”). She actively participates in volunteer projects, legal events and initiatives, at the local, national and international levels in various non-governmental organisations. She is a member of the Student League of the Ukrainian Bar Association. Yuliia has also participated in two Erasmus + exchange projects, but enjoys music, plays...

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Rostyslav Semka

Rostyslav is a Master’s degree student of Management of Foreign Economic Activity at Державний торговельно-економічний університет (State University of Trade and Economics). He has participated in a variety of international conferences and training and has experience in active social work. Rostyslav completed an internship in the project management department of the Klitschko Foundation. Since 2019, he has been a project coordinator at an NGO, and has published two articles on fake news and media literacy.

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Oleksandra Holubova

Oleksandra holds a Bachelor degree in Biology from the Національний університет “Києво-Могилянська академія” (National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”). She actively participates in projects aimed at prophylaxis of HIV and empowerment of vulnerable communities both as a volunteer and as a young professional. Her participation in short-term youth exchange programs in Armenia and Poland played a crucial role in her career development and international networking. She looks forward to pursuing a Master’s degree in order to become a public health specialist.

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Mariana Dets

Mariana is a multifaceted personality who is currently studying for a Bachelor degree in Political Science and Economics. She was a member of the non-governmental organisation “Ukrainian Volunteer Service”, the world’s largest non-profit international youth-run organisation “AIESEC” and her motto in life is “If not now, then when? If not you, then who?” In 2021, Mariana became a Young European Ambassador, with the hope of coming one step closer to completing her mission of creating a prosperous Ukraine with an active society and making the world a better place in which we can all thrive....

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Lidiia Shumska

Lidiia is a determined student at Національний технічний університет України “Київський політехнічний інститут імені Ігоря Сікорського” (National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” ) where her aim is to study the best EU digitalization and e-governance practices and promote them in Ukraine. Having received a Bachelor degree in Public Administration, she strives to understand how good policies are made in the world of fast-changing technologies. Recently, she organised the first E-Governance competition in Ukraine, involving the...

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Diana Lialiuk

Diana is in her third year of studies, working towards a Bachelor degree in Social Work at the Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko). She volunteered as a peer-to-peer consultant in the Teenergizer organization. Since 2019, she has been a U-Report Ambassador. Diana enjoys spreading information about opportunities for youth and volunteered as an ambassador of the World’s Largest Lesson in 2021. Her interests include environmental issues, human rights, and social policy.

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Liliia Hudziuk

Liliia is a genuine language enthusiast with a keen interest in politics, history, international affairs, and journalism. To this end, she graduated from the Київський національний університет iменi Тараса Шевченка (Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko) majoring in English and German Studies. Inspired by the variety of youth exchanges in which she has participated, Liliia co-founded Ukraine’s office of the non-profit organisation GFPS (Community for Student Exchange in Central and Eastern Europe) with an aim of promoting student exchanges with Germany, Poland, Czech Republic,...

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