Kateryna Yasko (Ukraine)

Kateryna Yasko is an organizational psychologist, trainer for development of emotional intelligence, trust, cooperation, effective communication and peaceful conflict resolution in the teams of organizations and educational institutions. She has an academic background in the area of international relations and law (MSc), business (MBA) and psychology (MSc), and her passion is fostering trust and cooperation between people of different domains, ages, professions and cultural backgrounds.
Kateryna fell in love with NVC in 2012. In 2014, volunteering as a psychologist during the most acute phases of war in the Eastern Ukraine, she realized that it’s her life mission to understand, live and share NVC with her fellow Ukrainians. As a candidate for certification with CNVC, since 2016 she’s been sharing herself and inviting trainers from all over the world to teach NVC in this region.

In 2015 together with her husband Vytas she co-founded a training boutique U-integral, and with her fellow colleagues an NGO “International Institute for Integral Development” and an educational platform “Empatia.pro”. Aside from her work in business, as a mother of three, she supports initiatives around the reform of secondary education in Ukraine and implements educational projects, working with school principals, teachers, psychologists and parents to foster social cohesion through development of interpersonal skills and relationship intelligence. She initiated the translation of Sura Hart’s and Viktoria Kindle-Hodson’s books “Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids” and “The No-Fault Classroom” into Ukrainian, and is piloting the “No-Fault Zone” game in Ukraine.