Sofiia Shevchuk became an associate of EDRC in December 2021. She assists EDRC with research and programme activities on climate diplomacy and climate security.
Sofiia is an independent researcher, analyst and project manager in diplomacy, foreign policy, and security. She is particularly interested in climate diplomacy, climate security, risk and resilience, climate justice, feminist foreign policy, intersectionality, diversity equity and inclusion. In addition to research, Sofiia has experience in managing projects and high-level events.
She has experience in working as a researcher and project manager for MEP Dr Hannah Neumann at the European Parliament, a researcher at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, an analyst and event manager at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
She is a member of the Steering Committee and organises a mentorship programme with the Women in International Security Brussels and manages strategic (web-)development for The Brussels Binder.
Sofiia is a graduate of the EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies programme at the College of Europe, as well as MSc in Conflict and Development at the Ghent University.