Yulia Gershinkova

I have a background in international relations, women's rights, international migration and sustainable development. I am currently based in Moscow, but I studied in Jordan, Lebanon and Italy. I have recently completed an internship at UN ESCAP in Bangkok, Thailand. My interests include migration flows in North and Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe. I am looking at the trends and drivers that encourage people to migrate and the economic effects of migration on both sending and receiving countries.

Nadya Sporysheva

Nadya Sporysheva (Russia)is currently responsible for Russia’s international trade related issues at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from Moscow and studies a Master in World Economics, majoring in International Trade. Nadya is a volunteer of the Fair Relief charity organisation.

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Ksenia Srednyak

Ksenia Srednyak (Russia)is a lecturer at the Nizhny Novgorod Technical University, where she focuses on social and political studies. She is an active partner of one of the German NGOs - Ost-West Trikster developing projects on historical memory.  Ksenia graduated from the Volgograd University, where she studied History. Her Ph.D. thesis deals with the emigration of Russian intellectuals in 1970-1980s.

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