Co-founder of the Open University of Maidan. Master’s Degree Program in Economics Faculty of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. She has completed the short-term Think Tank MBA program in the USA, was a Vice President of AIESEC-Kyiv on corporate communications; trained at the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine and later was an advisor to the Minister of Economy; for 2 years she coordinated the international direction of the Ukrainian Fund for Support of Reforms. In recent years, Yulia is associated with business education (Inspira, Kyiv School of Economics), consulting and urban development projects. She is a founder of the Bendukidze Free Market Center.