Antonina Tereschenko 

Girl-talk-Girl Program Manager  

Antonina is the Girl-talk-Girl Project Manager and works alongside Kristen, the project Director on various aspects of the US-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program such as preparing workshops, the development of toolkit, as well as on building links and coordinating activities between the countries.

Antonina is Ukrainian and brings to the project significant field experience.

After obtaining her PhD degree from Cambridge University in 2009, Antonina worked for 5 years as a researcher at the University of Porto and King’s College London. Her academic background is in sociology of education and youth studies. She specialised in issues around educational in/equalities in relation to social identities such as gender, class and ethnicity, particularly in the context of migration. She is excited about initiatives which help to promote social justice and contribute to the positive social change.