Yulia Sukhenko graduated from the International University in Moscow in 2001. She received her degree of Specialist in Linguistics and Intercultural Communication. In 2002 Yulia was awarded Stanton W. Davis Foundation Fellowship to pursue her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Degree at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA.

From 2004 to 2006 she worked as a Grants Administrator Assistant for the Moscow Office of the Ford Foundation, focusing on grants management. Since August 2006 Yulia has been involved with international education sector, coordinating the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP) at the Institute of International Education, Moscow. Her responsibilities include participating in IFP recruitment and outreach activities, preparing and updating program materials, organizing orientation and selection sessions for the program participants who come from diverse backgrounds and represent various fields of study (e.g. Arts & Culture, Civil Society, Community Development, Education, Environment & Development, etc.).

Yulia is interested in environmental education and management. She enjoys winter sports activities and travelling.

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