Valeriia Hesse (Lozova)

Valeriia Hesse (Lozova)

- Non-Resident Fellow

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

October 2021 - Current - Consultant, Atomic Reporters, Vienna, Austria;

March-July 2021 - Consultant, World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS), Vienna, Austria;

January 2020 - February 2021 - Department of Safeguards (SG), Support Programme Coordination Team (SPCT) Intern, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria.

September 2019 - January 2020 - Project Associate, Deloitte Consulting LLP, USAID Health Reform Support Project, Kyiv, Ukraine;

February - July 2019 - Assistant to Long-Term Observers (LTO), European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations, Odessa, Ukraine;

August - December 2018 - Fulbright Visiting Researcher, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Washington, DC, USA;

May - August 2018 - Research Intern, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC, USA;

October 2016 - May 2017 - Project Intern, Center for International Trade and Security, Athens, GA, USA;

September 2015 - August 2016 - Junior Research Fellow, Odessa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP), Odessa, Ukraine.

EDUCATION

Graduation: May 2018 - University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA. Master of International Policy (Security/Nonproliferation)(Fulbright). Thesis: “Undergirding the IAEA: How Regional Safeguards Agreements Can Take the Pressure off”

Graduation: Jun 2015 - Odessa National University, Odessa, Ukraine.

LANGUAGES

Ukrainian (native), Russian (native), English (fluent), Turkish (limited), Spanish (basic), German (basic)

SOFTWARE

MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Outlook, SharePoint, Azure Active Directory, Expression Web), Balsamiq Mockups, Power BI, Camtasia, Canva, Pictochart, Jira, Zoom, Webex

SELECTED NON-DEGREE EDUCATION

  • April 2021 - International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)-IAEA International School on Nuclear Security;
  • December 2020 - Prince2 Foundation and Practitioner Certification in Project Management;
  • September 2020 - Strategic Foresight, NSquare and School of International Futures;
  • July 2020 - Legal Framework for IAEA Safeguards, IAEA;
  • September 2018 - Policy and Technical Fundamentals of International Nuclear Safeguards Course for the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM), Texas A&M University;
  • June 2017 - International Safeguards Policy and Information Analysis-Intensive Summer Course, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL);
  • September 2014 - CTBT Public Policy Course: Verification through Diplomacy and Science, CTBT.

SELECTED AWARDS

2016-2018 - Fulbright Graduate Student Scholarship;

May - August 2018 - Muskie Internship Program Scholarship.

PUBLICATIONS