About the Author: Olga Ievleva

Olga is a Komi (one of the Indigenous peoples of Russia) from the Komi Republic. She is a recent graduate of a Master’s programme in international relations with a focus on the Arctic. Writing a master thesis devoted to science diplomacy in the Arctic, she has developed a deep passion and strong research skills in exploring the complex interactions between society, the scientific community, policymakers, and the environment. Her area of interest also includes indigenous peoples of the Arctic and transportation routes of the region. Olga sets a goal to promote youth participation in the process of Arctic cooperation through assuring information accessibility, inclusion equity and transparency of the framework.