Director, NGO “Vzayenodia Plus”

Larysa Samosonok is a PhD since 1997. She taught economics at the Donetsk National University of Economics (UA) until 2014. In 2014 she replaced the university to the Ukrainian government-controlled territory. She has been Vice-Rector for international relations of the University until 2017. She has also been Director of the Consulting Center for services providing to medium and large enterprises until 2014). Since 2017 she is the Director of the Project Office of “Vzayemodiya Plus”, which is an association of entrepreneurs – owners of micro and small businesses. She pays particular attention to projects on training entrepreneurship of internally displaced persons at the frontline areas in Eastern Ukraine. She has implemented more than 25 projects, 10 of which relate to the development of entrepreneurship