Daria Vorobieva, President, member of the Committee
Daria Vorobieva was born in Zaporozhye, Ukraine. She is a graduate of the Institute of Economics and Computer Technology. She works as a professional photographer. Daria is the author of several artistic projects that show the social and environmental problems in the Zaporozhye region such as: “I want to breathe” (against air pollution in the industrial zone of the city), “My new life after the divorce”, “Life after 50”, “My body is my business”, “Old mothers - young mothers”, “Cancer: we must not be silent”, “No to violence against women ”. Daria is married, she has two children aged 17 and 14. The war forced Daria to leave her hometown of Zaporozhye with her children. Since her arrival in Switzerland, Daria has worked as a volunteer to help her compatriots. In her spare time, Daria continues to devote herself to her artistic projects.
Olga Ho, Vice-president of our Association, member of the Committee
Olga Ho was born in Mariupol, Ukraine, in 1977. She has lived in Switzerland since the early 2000s. She graduated from Mariupol Polytechnic School in 1996. She also trained as a health assistant at the Red Cross, Lausanne, and currently works as a nurse's aide at Nova Vita Residence. She enjoys interacting with people and listening to their needs. Communication and sharing have an essential place in her daily life. She has been volunteering for several years in different fields. In her spare time, Olga is interested in art and nature. Olga is married and has an 18-year-old daughter. She works as a voluntary translator for Ukrainian refugees.
Madina Kukenova, Secretary, member of the Committee.
Madina was born in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 1974. Madina came to Switzerland in 2002 where she studied economics and finance at the University of Lausanne. With a doctorate in economics from the HEC faculty, Madina teaches economics and finance in several business schools. In addition, Madina works as an independent consultant for research projects in economics. Madina is married, she has two children who love classical music. Since spring 2022, Madina has been involved in volunteering for Ukrainian refugees.
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