Born in Zaporizhzhia (Ukraine), Oleksandra Kovalenko moved to the capital to study Law at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. During her studies, she participated in the couple of moot court competitions on human rights and international law, volunteering and governance projects. Oleksandra completed her Masters in the Interdisciplinary European Studies at the College of Europe in Natolin, Warsaw. Last autumn she went for an internship at the Parliament of Canada, where she deepened her interest in the advocacy of minorities’ rights. Afterwards she started working at the International Organization for Migration in Kyiv. Oleksandra plans to continue her human rights studies, write, create and make projects happen.
Updated May 2018