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Ukrainian Cultural Foundation / Expert Council

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Visual Arts

Olena Martyniuk

Olena Martyniuk

Lecturer at Staten Island College (City University of New York), head of educational programs and assistant curator of the Ukrainian Museum in New York. Doctor of art history (Rutgers University). Honoured Worker of culture. Candidate of Historical Sciences. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Olha Tykhonova

Olha Tykhonova

Curator of research at Museum Booster, program manager of many art events. In previous years: head of the art department of the Ukrainian Institute. Master of art history in Hunter College, New York, USA. UСF expert in 2020.
Anna Pohribna

Anna Pohribna

Manager of exhibition projects of Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum Complex. Since 2012, she has worked at the CSM/Centre for Contemporary Art Foundation, where she implemented artistic and educational projects related to public space, participating art practices, and memory culture. She coordinated the residences of the Art Avenue network in Ukraine. Conducts workshops on exhibition and project management, fundraising and grant management.
Yelyzaveta Herman

Yelyzaveta Herman

Art critic, co-founder and curator of The Naked Room gallery, course curator and lecturer at the Kyiv Academy of Media Arts School of artists and art managers, permanent author of the "Culture" section in the publications "Ukrainian Truth" and "Left Bank", author of articles for the publications "Corridor", Art Ukraine. Lecturer, author of special courses for educational programs of the NGO "Cultural project". Candidate of art history. UСF expert in 2018.
Illia Zabolotnyi

Illia Zabolotnyi

Program manager and curator of the art program of the British Council in Ukraine. Previous years: assistant curator and project manager of international art projects at Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum Complex, member of the PinchukArtCentre educational team. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Kateryna Rai

Kateryna Rai

Curator of Art Association "ChervoneChorne" (RedBlack) and curator of the Volume Park research art project. Employee of the gallery "M17". UСF expert in 2018.
Kateryna Shyman

Kateryna Shyman

Artist, post-graduate student of the National Academy of Fine Arts and architecture (Kyiv). She creates works using classical monumental techniques (stained glass, mosaic, scratch work, fresco, etc.), easel techniques and tools (stained glass, mosaic, scratch work, icon painting, encaustics, oil painting, etc.; and graphic (lithography, monotype, etching, etc.), and works with media, and in AR/VR. Permanent participant and winner of international, national and local exhibitions, competitions, and residences. Participated as a jury, organizer, and co-organizer of art exhibitions, competitions, ...

Kseniia Bilash

Kseniia Bilash

Culturologist, art-publicist on the news portal LB.ua, editor-in-chief of the Encyclopaedia of visual arts Wikiart.org. In previous years: editor-in-chief of the TV program "News UT-1", editor of the news website trubyna.org.ua. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Lina Romanukha

Lina Romanukha

Manager of the House of Europe (Goethe Institute) international residency program. Co-founder of the Initiative "Zapravka" (Gas Station) aimed at supporting art residences in Ukraine. Curator of the Art Environment Project at the INSULATION Foundation and international residency programs. EMERGENCE project manager: Living Heritage / Reframing Memory (supported by Creative Europe). Experience in fundraising, cooperation with international partners and embassies, presentation of the INSULATION at various conferences and meetings. In previous years — mediator of PinchukArtCenter. Mediator, jou...

Olena Osadcha

Olena Osadcha

Head and professor of the Department of monumental, decorative and sacred art of the Kyiv State Academy of Decorative and Applied Arts and Design named after M. Boichuk, senior researcher at the problem research laboratory of the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture. Member of the painting section of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. Author of 11 solo exhibitions. Candidate of art history, associate professor. UСF expert in 2020.

Audial Arts

Vladyslava Buchko

Vladyslava Buchko

Artist, musician of the film Kyiv Unbroken.
Volodymyr Voit

Volodymyr Voit

Artist of the National Honoured Academic Ukrainian Folk Choir of Ukraine named after H. Verovka. Bandurist, composer. Winner of international competitions. Honoured Artist of Ukraine. UСF expert in 2019.
Ivan Kuzminskyi

Ivan Kuzminskyi

Senior lecturer of the Department of ancient music of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P. I. Chaikovskyi. In previous years: director of "NTA-independent television agency" (2013-2015), teacher of the conducting and choral department of the Zhytomyr Music School named after V.S. Kosenko. Candidate of art history. UСF expert in 2020.
Lidiia Makarenko

Lidiia Makarenko

Researcher at the Institute of Contemporary Art problems of the NAA (National Academy of Arts) of Ukraine, associate professor of the Department of musical art of the Kyiv International University, candidate of art history. Author of the textbook for higher educational institutions "Folklore foundations of orchestral creativity of Lev Kolodub", more than 30 scientific papers, expert on accreditation of educational programs of the National Agency for quality assurance of Higher Education. Author of 20 musical works of various genres (choral arrangements, vocal and instrumental works). Since 201...

Mariia Kononova

Mariia Kononova

Teacher of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P. Chaikovskyi, deputy general director of the State Directorate of international competitions and art programs "Art-Ukraine". Cellist, academic singer, art director, producer and stage director of artistic events and cultural events. In previous years: director of mass events of the State Agency for cultural promotion of Ukraine and soloist of the National Opera of Ukraine. Candidate of art history.
Oleksandr Pipa

Oleksandr Pipa

Author, performer in the musical groups @TRAKTOR and "Borsch". In previous years: musician in the bands "Vopli Vidopliasova" and The Ashtray Hearts (France)
Stefaniia Oliinyk

Stefaniia Oliinyk

Musicologist, founder and editor-in-chief of the online information resource about classical music "Moderato". Co-organizer of the International Chamber Music Festival "3/4" (Lviv). Candidate of art history. UСF expert in 2020.
Tetiana Drobakhina

Tetiana Drobakhina

Director of promotion of the International Jazz Festival "Jazz on the Dnieper". In previous years: PR director of the International Book Festival Book Space, co-founder, brand and strategic manager of ARTpoint, project coordinator S-VLA Proyectos y soluciones, SL (Spain).
Tetiana Sidletska

Tetiana Sidletska

Teacher, associate professor of the Vinnytsia National Polytechnic University and the Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University named after M. Kotsiubynskyi. Candidate of art history. UСF expert in 2020.
Tetiana Kablova

Tetiana Kablova

Head of the Department of instrumental and performing skills of the Kyiv University named after B. Hrinchenko. Member of the National Music Union. Candidate of art history. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Tetiana Korobka

Tetiana Korobka

Choir artist, senior teacher of the Academic Choral Chapel of Ukrainian Radio. Candidate of art history. Teacher of advanced training courses for teachers and leaders of art circles at the Institute of postgraduate education of Kyiv University named after B. Hrinchenko. Author of scientific papers, she actively participates in scientific conferences. Member of the jury of various art competitions and festivals-competitions of children's creativity. Awarded the Certificate of honour of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (2017)

Audiovisual Arts

Anastasiia Shumenko

Anastasiia Shumenko

Art director of the Ukrainian Film Academy, program director of the International Animated Film Festival "KROK", program consultant of the Odessa International Film Festival, curator of film programs, film historian. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Valentyna Zalevska

Valentyna Zalevska

Program coordinator of the Wiz-Art festival, coordinator of the Ukrainian film club in Berlin. In previous years: Project manager of the Tandem Cultural Managers Exchange. Member of the "Cinemova" Association of the Ukrainian film society in Berlin.
Viktoriia Trofimenko

Viktoriia Trofimenko

Director, screenwriter, producer. Teacher of directing at Kyiv National University of Theatre, Film and Television named after Karpenko-Karyi. Founder of the screenwriting laboratory for professionals Film Ave, organizes educational workshops with world-famous professionals. In previous years, teacher at the Ukrainian film School (Film UA) (2016-2017), member of the main competition of the international jury Molodist (2020), expert in cinematography for the selection of scholarship holders for the Fulbright Scholarship (2019) to American film universities. Member of the jury of the XXIV Intern...

Zoia Alforova

Zoia Alforova

Doctor of art history, professor of the Department of audiovisual arts of the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts. 40 years of experience in teaching a series of audiovisual disciplines, administration of cultural and artistic projects. Engaged in scientific research of problems of audiovisual art, has numerous scientific publications. She was a member of the jury of the International Film Festivals "Kharkiv lilac" ( Kharkiv), Dnipro-cinema named after Danylo Sakhnenko ( Dnipro), chairman of the jury of the film festivals "Mess" and "Fly", photo and film festival of the volunteer movement...

Oleksandr Husiev

Oleksandr Husiev

Program director of the Cherkasy international short film festival "KinoShot" and the Euregion Film Fest International film festival, co-author and host of the program "Young Cinema" at the channel "Ye". Member of the National Union of Cinematographers of Ukraine, member of the Ukrainian Film Academy, the Union of Film Critics of Ukraine, FIPRESCI, the Ukrainian Oscar Committee. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Oleksandr Shpyliuk

Oleksandr Shpyliuk

Art director of the Ukrainian Film Academy, program director of the International Animated Film Festival "KROK", program consultant of the Odessa International Film Festival, curator of film programs, film historian. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Oleksii Komarovskyi

Oleksii Komarovskyi

Screenwriter, playwright, teacher of screenwriting skills. Author of screenplays for films and television series, theatre plays. Member of the Board of the NGO "Guild of screenwriters of Ukraine". In previous years, he had experience managing the Luhansk College of Culture and Arts, and later the Luhansk State Institute of Culture and Arts.
Serhii Ksaverov

Serhii Ksaverov

Film critic, film journalist, lecturer, curator, member of the Union of film critics of Ukraine since 2018. Member of the preselection Commission of the International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Docudays UA. Author of publications on LB.UA, DTF Magazine. Author of the newspaper of the International Festival on human rights Docudays UA. Collaborated with the editions "Focus" (2017-2020), "Ukrainian Truth", Vertigo (2020), newspaper of the International Film Festival "Youth" (2016-2019), Art Ukraine (2016-2017). Co-curator of the festival "Kyiv week of criticism" since 2018.
Yuliia Sinkevych

Yuliia Sinkevych

General producer of the Odessa International Film Festival, co-founder and member of the Supervisory Board of the Ukrainian Film Academy, founder of the company "JS Films". In previous years: expert of the program of support for patriotic audiovisual works of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, expert of the Expert Council of the State Agency of Ukraine on Cinema. Member of the European Film Academy, member of the Oscar Committee, member of the Shevchenko Award Committee.

Design an Fashion

Anastasiia Merkotan

Anastasiia Merkotan

Co-owner of the Trempel brand, head of Showrooms.rustaveli and Showrooms.pushkinska, co-author of the project on environmental use of clothing No Trash, member of the community of women entrepreneurs Lady Boss Club
Volodymyr Stasenko

Volodymyr Stasenko

Head of the Department of Graphic Design and Book Art of the Ukrainian Academy of Printing. In previous years: chairman of the graphic design section of the Lviv regional branch of the Union of designers, chairman of the NGO "Association of Lviv Artists". Member of active of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, member of the Union of Critics and Art Historians, member of the Union of Designers of Ukraine. Artist, designer, professor, Honoured Worker of Arts of Ukraine, candidate of art history.
Zoia Zvyniatskivska

Zoia Zvyniatskivska

Author of the section on modern fashion in Ukraine of the Encyclopedia World dress and fashion (Oxford, UK). Expert of the National Fashion Award Best Fashion Awards. Author and compiler of the study "In Progress. Dress code of Ukraine during the Independence".
Kateryna Oriekhova

Kateryna Oriekhova

Founder of the PERSONALSHOPPER studio and the online educational project SHOPPER SCHOOL. Teacher of online courses and master classes on fashion and style. Introduced a personal shopping and image consulting service in 2007. Member of the expert group of the Best Fashion Awards 2010-2018. In previous years, she worked as a style consultant with Maryna Poroshenko at the inauguration of Petro Poroshenko (2014). Chief stylist of the main department store of the country - Kyiv Central Department Store (2016).
Lilia Derman

Lilia Derman

Scientist and teacher in the field of design. Head of the Department of Design and Advertising of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Studies of NPU (National Pedagogical University) named after M. P. Drahomanov. Member of the Union of designers of Ukraine, candidate of philosophical sciences, associate professor. Developer of new training courses in accordance with modern market requirements. Organizer of master classes, round tables in the fashion industry, interior design and landscape. Member of the jury and mentor of the International Design Competition New Fashion Zone (2020). Member of...

Nataliia Lukianets

Nataliia Lukianets

Member of the jury and mentor of the New Fashion Zone contest, "Autograph", etc., editor-in-chief of the blog studioofmydreams.com, lecturer and teacher, fashion consultant. In previous years: editor-in-chief of Atelier magazine and International Textile. UСF expert in 2020.
Serhii Chyrchyk

Serhii Chyrchyk

Vice-rector for research of the Kyiv State Academy of Decorative and Applied Arts and Design named after Mykhailo Boichuk. Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, associate professor. Honorary professor of ISMA University ( Riga, Latvia, 2018). Member of the Union of Designers of Ukraine since 2012. Corresponding member of the Academy of Construction of Ukraine since 2014. Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Researcher in the field of higher art education, author of more than 120 scientific and educational works. One of the developers of the industry standard of higher education in the di...

Performing Arts

Anastasiia Ohirchuk

Anastasiia Ohirchuk

Choreographer of the Cherkasy Academic Honoured Ukrainian Folk Choir, collaborates with the Dnipropetrovsk youth theatre and the Kamianske theatre named after Lesia Ukrainka. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Viktoriia Myroniuk

Viktoriia Myroniuk

Interdisciplinary artist, performer, theatre director. Works with photography, video, stage and visual arts. Expert for online evaluation of international cooperation projects for House of Europe (2020). Resident of the program of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Poland "Gaude Polonia", Opole, Poland (2020). Winner of the EXTER program organized by the Ukrainian Institute to participate in the RARO MADRID residency, Madrid, Spain (2019). Grant for artistic research of the work "Correspondence" from I-PORTUNUS, Kyiv, Ukraine. Guest director at the Lesia Ukrainka theatre with the proj...

Elvira Zahurska

Elvira Zahurska

Theatre critic, theatre historian, journalist, scientific correspondent of the Institute of Psychology named after H. S. Kostiuk of the National Academy of Psychological Sciences of Ukraine, teacher of theatre history at the Art school "Kyiv theatre school-studio", member of National Union of Theatre Workers of Ukraine, National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, UCF expert (2019-2020), expert of the III All–Ukrainian theatre Festival-Award "PLAY" (GRA, Great Real Art, 2020). Member of the jury of numerous All-Ukrainian and international theatre festivals. Author of about 180 publications in U...

Yevhen Vasyliev

Yevhen Vasyliev

Head of the Department of Theory and History of World Literature, professor of the Rivne State University for the Humanities. In previous years: co-founder of the Laboratory of contemporary drama and directing ( Rivne), head of the research laboratory "Terminological studios'' of the Research Institute "Drama" of the Zhytomyr State University named after I. Franko, artistic director of the Rivne youth folk theatre, founder of the theatre-studio "Paradox" of the Rivne Institute of Slavic Studies of the Kyiv Slavic University. Doctor of Philological Sciences.
Olha Kebas

Olha Kebas

Teacher of modern dance at the College of Kyiv Municipal Dance Academy named after Serge Lifar. Choreographer and performer of numerous performances in the framework of choreographic, theatrical and musical concerts, festivals (GogolFest, "ArtPole", Zelyonka Fest, TEDxkyiv, Pushok, "Porto Franco", "Night at the museum" of PinchukArtCentre, "Ukrainian Spring" (Poland), GENERATOR MALTA (Poland); Miedzynarodowe Spotkania Teatrów Tanca (Poland), etc.) Curator of the project to support young choreographers "Artil", curator of the performance program of the international multidisciplinary festival ...

Svitlana Oleshko

Svitlana Oleshko

Director and chairman of the board of the NGO "Arabesque Theatre-Studio". In previous years: member of the Expert Council of the Swiss cultural program "Pro-Helvetia", member of the Program Council of the direction "Culture" of the International Renaissance Foundation, researcher of the Kharkiv Literary Museum.
Tetiana Batytska

Tetiana Batytska

Theatre historian, head of the literary and dramatic part of the National Academic Ukrainian Drama Theatre named after Mariia Zankovetska. Experience in managing theatre projects of the theatre. Participant in international art projects. In previous years, leading editor and public relations specialist at the theatre.
Yana Partola

Yana Partola

Dean of the Theatre Faculty of the Kharkiv National University of Arts named after I. Kotliarevskyi. Member of the International Union of Puppet Theatre Workers UNIMA (Union Internationale dela Marionnette). Candidate of art history, associate professor.

Cultural Heritage

Oksana Bieliavska

Oksana Bieliavska

Freelance adviser to the chairman of the Poltava Regional Council on architecture, urban planning and historical environment protection. Member of the board of the NGO "Save Poltava", the National Union of Architects of Ukraine, the Advisory Council for the protection of cultural heritage under the Department of Culture and Tourism and the Architectural and Urban Planning Council under the Department of Construction, Urban Planning and Architecture and Housing and Communal Services of the Poltava Regional State Administration. Candidate of Architecture. UСF expert in 2019.
Anna Yanenko

Anna Yanenko

Leading researcher of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Reserve. Member of the initiative group on scientific work of museum institutions under the Department of Museum Affairs and Cultural Values of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine. In previous years: member of the organizing committee of the VI International scientific conference on the history of archeology "History of archeology: intellectual space of the city and the formation of identities", organizing committee of the II All-Ukrainian scientific conference on the history of archeology "History of museum art of Ukraine...

Bohdan Tykholoz

Bohdan Tykholoz

Director of the MI LRC (Municipal Institution of Lviv Regional Council) "Lviv National Literary and Memoral Museum of Ivan Franko''. In previous years: Deputy Dean for research and academic of the Faculty of journalism of Lviv National University named after I. Franko. Knight of the order "For Merits'' of the III degree. Candidate of Philological Sciences, associate professor, senior researcher.
Viacheslav Kushnir

Viacheslav Kushnir

Dean of the Faculty of Odessa National University named after I. Mechnykov, editor-in-chief of the scientific edition "Notes of the Faculty of History '', collection of materials of the annual international scientific conference "Odessa ethnographic readings". Awarded the order "For Merits" of the III degree, winner of the competition of the newspaper "Evening Odessa'' — "People of business" in memory of B.F. Derevianko, winner of the award of V. Vernadskyi from the Foundation for intellectual cooperation "Ukraine — XXI century", awarded Medals of the Republic of Poland Pro memoria, Zasłu...

Valentyna Bochkovska

Valentyna Bochkovska

Director of the Museum of Books and Printing of Ukraine. In previous years: author of projects at the National Ukrainian Museum in Chicago, Stanford Ukrainian Museum, Library of Congress (Washington), author and curator of the "ABC Kingdom of magicians and angels" festival, the exhibition "America with love" supported by the US embassy, the international project "Artist's book", member of the jury of the International Lviv Publishers Forum. Member of the Gutenberg Brotherhood (Poland-Ukraine), active member of the European fundraising Association, member of the Fundraising Institute (Kyiv). Me...

Inna Hurova

Inna Hurova

Doctoral student of the Department of Cultural Studies and Philosophical Anthropology of the NPU named after M.P. Drahomanov. 30 years of experience in teaching and research work in the historical and cultural field. Teacher of cultural disciplines "Ukrainian culture", "Foreign culture", "Cultural studies", "Geography of culture", "Ethnoculturology". Author of scientific articles and the textbook "Ukrainian culture: origins and modernity" (2017, co-authored).
Martin-Oleksandr Kyslyi

Martin-Oleksandr Kyslyi

Researcher at the Centre for Polish and European Studies of the National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy". Research on the topic of Crimean Tatars, namely the return of Crimean Tatars to their homeland. Participant of scientific research at the National Museum of History of Ukraine (2015-2017), Ukrainian Holodomor Research Centre (2017-2018). In previous years, head of the scientific society of young researchers at the National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" and organizer of international conferences. He has experience in project management in the cultural field in the project "City of the t...

Oleksandra Gaidai

Oleksandra Gaidai

Head of the department of scientific and educational work at the Museum of History of Kyiv. Graduated from the Summer School of the Ukrainian Scientific Institute of Harvard University. Author of the study "Stone guest: monuments to Lenin in Central Ukraine'' and co-author of the paper "Politics and memory. Dnipro—Zaporizhzhia—Odesa—Kharkiv. From the 1990s to the present day." Candidate of Historical Sciences. UСF expert in 2019.
Olena Onohda

Olena Onohda

Leading researcher at the SE (State Enterprise) Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum Complex. In previous years: scientific secretary of the National Museum of History of Ukraine, researcher of the department of archeology of ancient Kyiv of the Institute of Archeology at the NAS (National Academy of Sciences) of Ukraine. Winner of the award of Academician of the NAS of Ukraine of P. Tolochko, news agency of the Institute of Archeology at the NAS of Ukraine. Candidate of Historical Sciences. UСF expert in 2020.
Olha Martyniuk

Olha Martyniuk

Candidate of Historical Sciences, senior teacher of the Department of History of the National Technical University of Ukraine "Ihor Sikorskyi Kyiv Polytechnic Institute", post-doctoral student of the University of Basel, Switzerland. Previously, she was a co-editor and co-author of the collection "Living in a modern city: Kyiv of the late XIX - mid-XX century", author of the street installation "Velobum 1890s", scientific consultant of the documentary "Russian Woodpecker", research assistant and translator of Kate Brown's book "Instructions for survival: Chernobyl guide to the future". UСF ex...

Svitlana Yatsenko

Svitlana Yatsenko

Senior researcher of the National Historical and Memorial Reserve "Bykivnianski graves". Head of the NGO "SVITARTA". Co-coordinator for the creation of a comic book about the Revolution of Dignity and co-coordinator for communication strategy and promotion of the exhibition project "Battle of memories: myths and realities of the Soviet era", etc. Previously: assistant to the Minister of Culture of Ukraine in the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, art historian in the Department of Culture of the Kyiv City State Administration.
Serhii Nosachov

Serhii Nosachov

Leading designer of the department of design and exhibition work of Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum Complex. In previous years: leading researcher of the National Museum of History of Ukraine, deputy general director for development of NMHU, employee of the private museum "Museum of historical and cultural relics of the Sheremetev family". UСF expert in 2020.
Tamara Kutsaieva

Tamara Kutsaieva

Senior researcher at the National Museum of History of Ukraine. Member of the editorial board of the scientific Bulletin of the National Museum of History of Ukraine. Founder of the Public organization "Culture for the future". In previous years: scientific secretary of the National Historical and Architectural Reserve "Kyiv fortress".
Tetiana Hryhorieva

Tetiana Hryhorieva

Candidate of Historical Sciences, associate professor of the Department of History of National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy". Participant of publishing projects of prestigious international publishers (Brill, Routledge, Franz Steiner Verlag, Böhlau Verlag Köln). Member of the management committee of the Program for European cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean. UСF expert in 2020.
Yanina Didenko

Yanina Didenko

Scientific secretary of the National Historical and Cultural Reserve "Chyhyryn". Head of the project "Creating an interactive pedestrian tourist route "Chyhyryn. Walk around the Old Town." Head of the initiative group "School+Museum".

Literature and Publishing

Andrii Liubka

Andrii Liubka

Writer, poet, translator, and essayist. Columnist for ART Ukraine, Radio Liberty, Contracts, and Zbruch editions. In previous years: guest editor of the special issue of the Polish magazine Tygiel Kultury (Lodz). Member of the Ukrainian PEN club.
Anna Terletska

Anna Terletska

Project manager of the publishing house "Antique", co-founder of the research platform "Mediology". In previous years: author of publications, editor-in-chief of the website of the magazine "Antique", interviewer of the analytical centre CEDOS, reporter of the magazine "Community". UСF expert in 2020.
Anna Danylchuk

Anna Danylchuk

TV host "Channel 12" ( Lutsk), host of an author's program dedicated to the history of Ukrainian language policy and the new Ukrainian spelling. Expert of the House of Europe grant program. Candidate of Philological Sciences. UСF expert in 2020.
Bohdana Gaivoronska

Bohdana Gaivoronska

Poet, journalist. Member of the Board of the National Union of Writers of Ukraine. In previous years: chairman of the Luhansk regional organization of the National Union of Writers of Ukraine, secretary for work with young authors of the National Union of Writers of Ukraine, member of the Expert commission for determining applicants for grants of the President of Ukraine by young writers. UСF expert in 2020.
Vasyl Karpiuk

Vasyl Karpiuk

Co-founder and head of Discursus publishing house. Editor, journalist, host of programs of the information and journalistic department of the Ivano-Frankivsk Broadcasting Company "Karpaty". Columnist in "Galician correspondent", "Zbruch", ZAXID.NET, "Ukrainian Trooth", "Chytomo", "LitAccsent", "Opinion". Moderator, curator of projects of the International Literary Festival within the framework of the Publishers Forum. Member of the jury of the literary competition "Coronation of the word". Co-organizer and member of jury of the first Ukrainian residence for young Ukrainian-speaking writers "St...

Vira Baldyniuk

Vira Baldyniuk

Editor-in-chief of Korydor magazine. Author of magazines, in particular "Comments", "News", "Playboy", "Mirror of the week", "Knizhnik-review", "Word and Time", "LB.ua", "Sho", author of the collection of poems "Shop of used things", one of the authors of the collection "8. Women's online prose". Candidate of Philological Sciences.
Daria Stokoz

Daria Stokoz

Art Project Manager of the British Council in Ukraine. In previous years: coordinator of courses in the "Cultural project", author of film reviews and blogs: Kyiv International Film Festival "Molodist", Docudays UA, cultural and publishing project "Chytomo". UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Dmytro Stus

Dmytro Stus

General Director of the Taras Shevchenko National Museum, literary historian, editor. Chairman of the All-Ukrainian Creative Union "Congress of writers of Ukraine", member of the Association of Ukrainian Writers, member of the humanitarian council under the President of Ukraine. Candidate of Philological Sciences. UCF expert in 2020
Мар'янa Мaксим'як

Мар'янa Мaксим'як

Менеджерка у галузі культури з досвідом роботи в культурних та освітніх інституціях. Тренерка проєкту "Академія культурного лідера" Ґете Інституту в Україні. Членкиня малого журі українсько-єврейської літературної премії «Зустріч» за підтримки Форуму видавців (2020). Експертка з оцінювання грантових заявок House of Europe (2019-2020). Організаторка літературної резиденції в Бучачі, зустрічей із письменниками, перекладачами та видавцями в межах проєктів Літературного центру імені Аґнона. Стипендіатка премії Президента України для молодих письменників 2019-2020.
Oksana Haiduk

Oksana Haiduk

Head of the NGO "Culture of Ukraine", head of the Media Centre of the National Academy of Management Personnel of Culture and Arts. In previous years: editor of the editorial department of the Internet portal "Culture" in the State Enterprise "National newspaper and magazine publishing house" under the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, editor-in-chief of the magazine "Ukrainian culture", general representative of the American-Ukrainian cultural edition "INLOVE" in Ukraine. Member of the Association of European Journalists. UСF expert in 2019.
Rostyslav Semkiv

Rostyslav Semkiv

Associate professor of the National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy". Executive director of the International Charitable Foundation "Torch" and director of the publishing house "Torch". In previous years: copyright manager of Basic Publishing.

Cultural and Creative Industries

Oksana Siedashova

Oksana Siedashova

Head of projects and programs at KROK Business School. In previous years: associate professor of the National Aviation University. She was TEDx speaker on the topic "Create! How creativity changes the world". She is a freelance creative expert at the University of Georgia Tech (Atlanta, USA). Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences. UСF expert in 2020.
Viacheslav Tsivatyi

Viacheslav Tsivatyi

Deputy Dean of the Kyiv National University named after T. Shevchenko. Historian, teacher of history and social studies, lawyer. In previous years: acting rector of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, first vice-rector for scientific, pedagogical and educational work of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. Candidate of Historical Sciences. Associate professor. Honoured Worker of education of Ukraine. UСF expert in 2020.
Hanna Karnaukh

Hanna Karnaukh

Head of creative economics programs at the British Council in Ukraine. Manager of the EU Culture Bridges program. UCF expert in 2018 and 2019.
Iryna Maksymenko

Iryna Maksymenko

Commercial director of the Odessa Young spectator theatre named after Yu. Olesha and curator of the International youth theatre project OpenDoors. In previous years: editor of the department of the Southern Regional Branch of the All-Ukrainian media holding "Odessa-Media" ("Komsomolskaya Pravda in Ukraine", "Arguments and facts in Ukraine", correspondent of the publications "Business", "ELLE Ukraine", Relax, "Style", "DNA", "Favourite", "Seagull" (Baltimore, USA), "World Odessa news" and the Almanac "Deribasovskaya-Richelievskaya".
Liudmyla Halahan

Liudmyla Halahan

Head of the department of information and analytical support of research and teaching staff of the Kyiv National University named after T. Shevchenko. Teacher of social and political disciplines. Candidate of Political Sciences. In previous years: Associate professor of the Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts. UCF expert in 2019 and 2020.
Nataliia Zaverukha

Nataliia Zaverukha

Head and Business Process Analyst at Manageable since 2016. Former managing partner of Pronet Business Technology (2014-2016).
Nataliia Lobach

Nataliia Lobach

Curator of cultural projects, coordinator of the Regional Representative Office of the NGO "Insait" in Zaporizhzhia, designer, coordinator of "Weeks of Constructivism in Zaporizhzhia", activist of Amnesty International Ukraine.
Olena Salata

Olena Salata

Chairman of the board of the NGO "Cultural Assembly". Founder and member of the Council of the Guild of independent theatres of Ukraine. Organizer of orchestra concerts with World Symphony music stars. In previous years: general director of the House of education and culture "Master Class", curator of the Cultprostir HUB art space at the Museum of History of Kyiv, project director of HOHOLFEST, national coordinator of the Export strategy of Ukraine and director of the cultural program of the humanitarian and economic forum Ukrainian ID. Expert of the Reanimation Package of Reforms.
Serhii Rusakov

Serhii Rusakov

Scientist, teacher of cultural disciplines at the National Academy of Management Personnel of Culture and Arts. Organizer of art exhibitions in the art space "SKLO" , cultural and educational projects at the National Pedagogical University named after M. P. Drahomanov and the National Academy of Management Personnel of Culture and Arts. Organizer of the youth school of popular science experience New Top, and trainings for teenagers at the school of business and development Start No. Curator and lecturer of "Theory of mass culture" in the online course "Cultural studies for all" for the Ukraini...

Tetiana Druzenko

Tetiana Druzenko

Chairman of the Board of the NGO "School of public responsibility", developer of educational programs for parents raising children with special needs, methodology of educational art projects "Coloured vytynanka" and "Tree of trust". In previous years: organizer of 12 educational art events (2018-2019), executive director of Fashion Club Publishing House LLC (Platinum, Happy magazines. Crystal Group Ukraine Company).
Tetiana Muratkina

Tetiana Muratkina

Executive director of the NGO "Congress of national communities of Ukraine", assistant at the Department of the Kyiv National University named after T. Shevchenko, member of the Council of representatives of Public Associations of indigenous people and national minorities of Ukraine under the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Manager of educational projects "European studios", "Non-formal education courses", "Sources of tolerance", "European camp", etc. Candidate of Philosophical Sciences. UСF expert in 2020.
Yuliia Sobol

Yuliia Sobol

Manager of cultural projects, director of the NGO "Cultural geographies". Previously – project coordinator for the Social Innovation Platform "Great Idea" (NGO "Garage Gang"). She organized more than ten large-scale projects for the Children's geography initiative in cooperation with the best cultural operators of the country (among them the Molodist film festivals, Docudays UA, 86; National Art Museum of Ukraine, Insulation Foundation, the City Code program (NGO "Garage Gang").