Katya Petrikevich

Katya Petrikevich


Co-Founder and International Director, Participation Factory

I am currently working on mainstreaming best practices in participation in policy-making and strategic planning processes as a Co-Founder of Participation Factory and Civic Port. I am also working towards these goals as a member of the PB Practitioners Board at People Powered and a mentor at the Rising Star mentorship program offered by People Powered. In the course of my work, I supported domestic and international offices of a civic tech and advisory company and provided expertise for the development of new methodologies. I conducted research on current trends in tech and innovation for the EU Commission, trained young Western African leaders, and activists in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, and served as a jury member of the Prague Civil Society competition SWITCH. An alumna of Columbia University and Sciences Po Paris, I try to bring my extensive knowledge of political science and human rights into the field of participation and civic engagement with special attention paid to the issues of gender parity and inclusion of marginalized groups.