Olena Kulygina

Graduated from V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Department of Journalism. Studied Communications at the European Center for Communication and Culture (Warsaw) and Media Management at the Eastern European Media Management School at the UCU. Worked as a Journalist, Editor and PR-manager at the Religious Information Service of Ukraine. Taught Communications for Religious Organizations at the Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv Theological Seminary, and the Kyiv Bible Institute and conducted numerous trainings for church media services in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. At present Olena teaches Communications at the Institute of Religious Sciences of St. Thomas Aquinas (Kyiv).

From 2012 to 2017 she was the Head of the Marketing Department at the Pilgrimage Center “Raphail” of the Lviv Archeparchy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

In 2016-2017 Olena worked as a Manager in the Humanitarian Initiative “Pope for Ukraine” (Vatican-Ukraine).