Natalia is an Australian/French dual national currently studying a Masters of International Affairs at the Australian National University.

Her spoken languages include English, French, and Mandarin Chinese. Over the past three years, Natalia has been privileged to receive scholarships to study at Fudan, Yale, and Manchester Universities. In 2015, Natalia was honoured to be Highly Commended by the Undergraduate Awards in the fields of Economics, and Philosophy/Theology.This year, Natalia was also delighted to have been named the Undergraduate Awards’ Global Winner for International Relations/Political Science for her paper.

In addition to her studies, Natalia has a passion for aid and development, a sector in which she hopes to form her career. Her experiences working for the Institute of Economics and Peace on gender-based violence research, and the management consultancy firm Nous Group in Indigenous health policy have only strengthened her enthusiasm for this profession.