Head of Board, Civil Network OPORA
Olga AIVAZOVSKA is Head of the Board of the Civil Network OPORA NGO, where she is the international expert in electoral and parliamentary matters, and development of draft laws. OPORA is one of the key organizations, which catalyzes changes in Ukraine through the attraction of citizens to decision-making at various levels and advocating for good governance. Ms. Aivazovska was a director of national nonpartisan observation missions in Ukraine. From 2010 to 2018, she observed over 20,000 activists and participated in electoral observation missions in more than 10 countries of Europe. She represents Ukraine as the expert in a political subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine-Russia-OSCE) that works on settling the conflict in Eastern Ukraine and is the Head of the Board of Renaissance Foundation (Ukraine). She was included in the top 100 most influential and most successful women of Ukraine in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by the magazines Focus and Novoe Vremia. Ms. Aivazovska often participates in political TV programs and publishes articles and information materials on the electoral legislation reform and the advancement of democracy. Olga Aivazovska is an alumnus of Draper Hills Summer Fellowship (Stanford), LAD, and USPS.