Founder of NGO OSVITORIA and the Novopecherska School
Ukrainian educator, public activist, reformer and entrepreneur. She is the founder of NGO Osvitoria and Ukraine’s top innovative Novopecherska School. With her team, Zoya Lytvyn works to improve school education in Ukraine by establishing visionary schools and projects, providing equal access to quality education, training and inspiring teachers, and implementing the world’s top educational know-hows. During COVID-19 pandemics, Zoya and her team helped Ukraine’s government build the first national online education platform for schools, now used by more than 1 million students and educators. During the Russian-Ukrainian war, Zoya and her team are working to minimize educational loss for the children of Ukraine and recover Ukrainian education.
Zoya Lytvyn is a Member of the Supervisory Board of the UN Global Compact in Ukraine. She is Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by UN’s WE Empower. She was awarded as Merited Educator of Ukraine by President Volodymyr Zelensky. As a speaker at the Global TED 2022 in Vancouver, Lytvyn fundraised more than 2.5 million USD for the humanitarian needs of Ukraine.