Lyzaveta Drannikova is a young strategic communications specialist, now working at UNICEF Ukraine. She studied at 5 universities in 3 different countries, and now holds Master’s degree in European Studies from the College of Europe and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv in Ukraine. She participated in two study exchange programs (Erasmus+) in Poland and Greece, volunteered in Austria with EVS and took part in many short-term educational Erasmus+ programs. She has expertise in civic education and anticorruption, having worked at international organizations (IFES Ukraine, Association4U), in government (National Agency on Corruption Prevention) and in an NGO. Her hometown is Donetsk.
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