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Class 2 (2003-2005)

Diana Manevskaya, Republic of Belarus

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Media and Journalism

Diana received her Master’s degree from the UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication under the Rotary World Peace Scholarship. Her focus was on public relations for non-governmental organizations as well as promoting information communication technologies in developing countries. Diana received a bachelor’s degree in international law from Belarus State University. In addition to Belarusian, she speaks English, German and Russian. Diana has used her language abilities to gain extensive practical experience in public relations with various non-governmental organizations. In 2002 she was elected as a member of the Council of Europe’s Youth Advisory Committee to promote intercultural dialogue, human rights education, and democratic citizenship. Diana is also a freelance journalist. Over the summer of 2004 Diana worked at the World Bank HQ, Washington, DC, promoting information communication technologies for developing countries within e-Development Services Thematic Group. She plans to work in international development field promoting projects of international organizations such as the World Bank, the United Nations and others.