Anna Krutova

Anna Krutova

  • Country of origin: Ukraine
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Kyiv, Ukraine

I am someone who could never answer the question “who do you want to be” when you grow older. Art and international activities are my two passions. I spent my entire childhood competing in vocal and dance contests, which also cultivated my need to perform as a leader at school and in life. I accumulated many art awards, became the semi-finalist of the Junior Eurovision contest and finished my professional art career. Devoting myself to leadership was a choice. I entered the Institute of International Relations to study ‘International communication’. Whilst pursuing intensive study, I was also Head of the Initiatives Department and organized workshops, events as well as actions with the UN, Amnesty International, AIESEC and NATO. I have been devoting my soul to art and singing at events in the evenings. In 2016, I entered the School of International Journalism and became an international journalist at Guildhall. I surveyed Russian disinformation in Canada, made YouTube programmes with experts and was proud to interview the Canadian Ambassador. In 2017, I attached my articles and applied for the programme ‘Communicating EU’ for young journalists. I received the full grant for an internship in the Visegrad countries and Brussels. After that, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine selected me to become part of the first Eastern Partnership annual assembly in Ukraine. Then, I did an internship at the ‘PRYAMYI’ TV channel, then at the Press Office of the Ministry of Finance. 

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