Dana Pavlychko

Ukrainian expert in social impact and on recovery and reconstruction

Region(s): Eastern Europe
Country of focus: Ukraine
Based in Germany

Dana Pavlychko is an an expert in social impact and on Ukraine’s recovery and reconstruction. She founded The Second Derivative to

She is former CEO of United for Ukraine, an innovative Swiss-based nonprofit established to provide housing, legal aid and other humanitarian support in more than 40 countries for people and businesses affected by war in Ukraine. Its pan-European emergency relief platform was created with the support of Google and the International Rescue Committee.

Dana is owner of Osnovy Publishing in Kyiv, Ukraine. She fled Kyiv with her husband and three children at the start of  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. They live in Germany. Dana is an alumna of the United World College of the Adriatic and graduated with an MA in Public Policy from Kings College. She is studying at Oxford Said Business School to receive an Executive MBA.