Type: School event

Has the Russia-Ukraine War transformed the International Security System?

Intimate Conversation with Iuliia Mendel & Kseniya Yurtayeva


Iuliia Mendel & Kseniya Yurtayeva

Date & time

Jan 30, 2024, 12:30-1:30 pm EST


3240 Weill Hall

Join us for an intimate lunch conversation with Iuliia Mendel, moderated by Kseniya Yurtayeva, Weiser Diplomacy Center Visiting Scholar and WCEE Scholars at Risk Fellow at the University of Michigan. This unique event opens the door for students to personally connect with Iuliia, unravel the nuances of her professional journey, and draw inspiration from her extraordinary ventures in journalism.

Iuliia Mendel, a prominent Ukrainian journalist and political commentator, known for her contributions to The Washington Post, The New York Times, Politico Europe, VICE, and others, brings a wealth of experience to share with the students. Former press secretary to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and author of "The Fight of Our Lives," her stories are a must-hear. Currently a WCEE Distinguished Fellow and a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan, she's actively shaping the conversation in Ann Arbor. Don't miss out on this chance to be part of an engaging session with a journalism maven!

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