Phone Number

+41 (0) 79 477 96 25, +41 (0) 79 948 74 18

Email Us

ukrainiandiaspora.geneva@gmail.com

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Inna Akhtyrska – Head of Geneva Branch
Short biography note:
Born in Kharkiv (UA) in 1985. Is a freelance journalist working in EU specializing on higher education topics. Graduated with MBA degree from Kozminski University in Warsaw, MA in Political Science (PL) and MA in Journalism from Karazin Kharkiv National University, studied also in the University of Missouri-Columbia (USA). Inna was a chief-editor of English version of Ukrainian news internet portal gordonua.com, worked as International Relations Officer at Lodz University of Technology (PL), helped in creation of Polish-Ukrainian centers in Ukraine, was a journalist for Perspektywy Press Education Magazine in Warsaw (PL) and a news reporter for TV channel Inter in Ukraine.
Oles Ilchenko – Vice-Head of Geneva Branch
Short biography note:
Is a poet, writer and scenario producer. Has literature and environmental science education. The author of more than 30 books for children and adults, 7 poetic books, 2 romans and a story among them. Oles Ilchenko’s poems were translated into English, Serbian, German, Lithuanian, Russian. By the critics opinion, one of the best Ukrainian poets in free verse style. Member of three literature clubs. Was born in Kyiv, last five years lives near Geneva.
Oxana Kobzar – Secretary
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PhD in Economics, experienced specialist in the sphere of energy trade. Last 10 years of her life, was taking posts as a trader in many European companies. All her free time spends supporting social and charity projects to help Ukraine. Created her own Fondation (2006-2013) to support the House for orphanges in the city of Bilopillia (Sumski region in Ukraine). Gathered more than 220 000 EURO to build the infrastructure of the Institution, bought lots of necessary things that were in lack before. Lives in Geneva and plays an active role in work of Ganeva Branch of SUS.

Tetyana Bilyk – Press-Secretary

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Experienced manager with many years of experience in health care management in Ukraine and the CIS countries. Has a unique mix of professional experiences in UNICEF, non-governmental organizations and in the pharmaceutical business. Received pedagogical, economic and management higher education. In the last ten years has been supporting various charitable and volunteer projects.  Last two years lives in Geneva.

Olena Neskorod – Accounting Support
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Was born in Makeevka (Donetsk region in Ukraine). Graduated from Donetsk National Technical University in accounting. Worked as an accounting specialist in Donetsk and Kyiv. In 2009 emigrated to Geneva, was one of the activists to create children club “Butterfly” (acting since 2013). Active participant in life of Ukrainian diaspora, helping to support orphanages and refugees in Ukraine.