Liza Vasylenko is an international development professional with six years of experience in the areas of private sector development, start-ups, youth employment, and managing public-private partnerships between multinational corporations and USAID to address most pressing global challenges. She has been working on the intersection of economic development, technologies and innovation. Liza has designed and managed projects in the areas of satellite farming, e-governance, export promotion and entrepreneurial ecosystems development that linked private sector expertise and technologies to the governments, educational institutions and non-profit organizations in the developing countries. Additionally, she has implemented USAID-funded projects that utilized expertise and cutting-edge technologies to help start-ups reach expansion stages by building entrepreneurial ecosystems, supporting innovation and launching startup accelerator programs.
Liza holds a Master’s Degree in Economic Development from George Washington University.