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Washington, DC
United States

As an associate at Omidyar Network, Yuliya sources and manages investments for the Property Rights initiative.

Prior to joining the firm, Yuliya was a land governance and legal advisor at USAID, where she oversaw USAID’s responsible land-based investment practice and led USAID’s private sector and donor engagement on land and property rights issues. She previously worked as a corporate lawyer at White & Case, LLP where she focused on capital markets transactions as well as several land rights and indigenous rights projects for the United Nations and other organizations. Yuliya began her career as a journalist for Miami Herald and has also written for The Huffington Post, South Florida Business Journal, New York Daily NewsNewsdayThe Washington Times, and USA Today.

Yuliya holds a law degree from Columbia Law School and a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies from Northwestern University.