Natalia Chernysh

Natalia Chernysh

Natalia is NYLESA Co-Chair and is in charge of the Membership Team  I am from Russia. I have a Masters in French Language and Literature, and have lived and worked in Saint-Petersburg, and UN’s duty stations in Nairobi and Vienna. I joined NYLESA right upon our...
Olivier Caudron

Olivier Caudron

Olivier Caudron is the host of NYLESA new podcast series Let's Talk about It. He is one of the longest term members of the Association.   I am from Belgium and have been in New York for 10 years. My passion together with my skills, experiences, and certifications...
Soraya King

Soraya King

Soraya is NYLESA Chair. She co-hosts the podcast series Let's Talk about It.   I am from Zimbabwe. This is our first UN posting - moving to New York straight into the pandemic, NYLESA provided support and focus into the life in this city. NYLESA helped to settle...
Laurene Graziani

Laurene Graziani

  Laurene is Swiss French. She is an advocate for the rights of children, youth and girls. She has been a NYLESA member since June 2019  Tell us about your work in addressing gender-based violence. What is your specific work and what makes you passionate about...
André Oliveira

André Oliveira

André is from Brazil. He was a NYLESA member from August 2019 until September 2020. Currently, André works for the UN in South Africa.