Olena Burkenia

Olena Burkenia

Project Manager

Since 2014, Olena is part of the GR and Policy team and advises Google Ukraine on government relations issues (building communications strategies with national and regional authorities, supporting GR / Policy in Google Ukraine, implementing Google Ukraine Projects - Government, Business, Community).

From 2011 to 2014, Olena worked at the international non-governmental organization American Councils for International Education and managed the Kyiv Alumni Resource Center for graduates of the US Government Exchange Programs (coordinating the work of the center, its projects and employees, reporting to grantors: US Embassy Public Affairs Section and American Councils Washington DC office, etc.) 

Olena graduated from Kyiv National Aviation University and holds a Master's and a Bachelor's degree in International Economics. She is an alumna of the US Government sponsored program - Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX).

Olena is an experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in public relations, government relations and communications industry. Skilled in negotiation, event management, international relations, and copyrighting. Strong program and project management professional.