Svitlana Romashko is passionate about promoting sustainable development and ethical control in government structures. She currently works as Head of Finances at the employment agency of Poznan in Poland. At the same time, she is pursuing her PhD studies in Technical Aesthetics at the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture in Ukraine. Svitlana holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Design from the Institute of Design and Advertising at the Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts.
In 2015, Svitlana сo-founded the engineer-building centre at the Kyiv University of Construction and Architecture. The project was supported by the Horizon 2020 Programme and focuses on energy efficient construction.
Since 2016, she is a member of the „Masters of the Future” programme organised by the ASPEN UKRAINE Initiative and the Conscious Communication Community. Svitlana has taken part in various projects including the “Modelling work of the Supreme Council of Ukraine. League of Young Parliamentarians”, the “Higher School of Politics – 2015. New principles of leadership” (organised by the Center of Political Studies and Analysis and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation) and „Creative Enterprise: Ukraine” (organised by the British Council in Ukraine and Nesta).
Svitlana is the co-author of the essay collection “Ukraine between East and West: apocalypse or model of the future?” and organised the personal photography exhibitions: “Silhouettes under the sky” (2011) and “Reality… or cosi’ come essa e’” (2007). In 2014, she was one of the winners of the video contest Shining Stars of Europe with her contribution “Young Stars of Europe“.
She starts every day thinking of the message of Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world”.