In her own words

Kateryna Shapovalenko

I am a young Ukrainian lady pursuing a STEM-designated graduate program in public policy/data science at Carnegie Mellon University. In the past, I completed a policy fellowship program at Harvard University to bring the best public policy practices to Ukraine. For the past 5 years, I’ve consulted the Ukrainian government and businesses on economic development and received multiple international recognitions and awards. This February, I was forced to flee Ukraine, so I moved to the D.C. to run multiple communication, advocacy, and fundraising campaigns. Now I am joining the world’s top-3 public policy/data science program to upgrade my skills thus better contributing to Ukraine’s long-term economic recovery. To listen about my story of supporting Ukraine, please visit this site.

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