“I am very excited to have the opportunity to join the UCC Internship program. I am particularly passionate about human rights law and practice, and look forward to working on these and other areas while in Ottawa,” Paliychuk said. “In the future I hope to leverage my experience from the internship program to find a role with the government or an international institution such as the UN. I am also very committed to the further development of Canada-Ukraine relations.”
Galyna lives in Vancouver. She studied law in Lund University in Sweden and Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. She has worked in the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights and at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. She is an active volunteer in Vancouver including with the Rotary Club, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the Angel Forum for innovative startups and investors.