Adrian Sawczyn is the Senior Program Coordinator for Eurasia at ICNL, supporting implementation of ICNL programs throughout the region. Prior to joining ICNL, he worked at IREX as a Program Officer in Washington, DC. In his five years at IREX, he managed several programs covering civil society development, access to information, and rights defense in Eurasia and the Middle East & North Africa regions.
Adrian holds an M.A. in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where he studied foreign policy, history, and issues of historical memory and politics in Ukraine and Russia. He previously graduated from the University at Colorado at Boulder with a B.A. in International Affairs and History, and a Minor in Russian.