• EDD participation year: 2017
  • Country: Czech Republic

Odessa is an international relations graduate, currently developing a forum, called Go Think Institute, with the aim of helping people interpret news and distinguish information from opinions. She took active part in the 2015/2016 refugee crisis as volunteer coordinator and fundraiser for various NGOs in Greece and Lebanon, managing hands-on tasks in the refugee camps. Her fundraising project has raised over £8,500 and her Facebook page has over 1.500 followers. In addition to that, Odessa’s dissertation thesis focused on the effects of the 2015/2016 refugee crisis in the European Union and the EU's struggle to provide an adequate response.