We are excited to welcome Yana Mayevskaya to our team. Yana moved to New York from California to pursue her MPH degree at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. At Columbia, Yana focused on child protection in the humanitarian field. While studying, she worked for the Care and Protection of Children Learning Network and consulted on several evaluations of empowerment programs for women and girls globally. In addition to this recent research experience, Yana managed programs for young people and their families in San Francisco and coached a junior varsity cheerleading team. For fun, she loves to dance salsa, trapeze, and travel! To learn more about her background, please see her bio on our team’s page.