Maria H. Lewytzkyj

Maria H. Lewytzkyj, a Ukrainian-American born in the US, is a Master's student in International Policy Studies at MIIS, specializing in international mediation and negotiations. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at San Francisco State University in English Literature. She has published articles on international conflicts, as well as health issues and the genocide in Ukraine.
Maria has kept a blog about Darfur on Myspace since April 2007 to keep people informed and bring attention to the plight of the crisis' innocent victims. Someday she hopes to do more advocacy, negotiation and mediation work for victims, helping them to lead fulfilling lives. In her spare time, Maria enjoys playing tennis and music, loves to travel, helps musicians with publicity and spends time with her friends.