Victoria Kulesza is a project manager and researcher in international development from Detroit, MI, USA. As the daughter of asylum-seekers from Soviet-occupied Poland, Victoria is a passionate advocate for the social protection and well-being of all migrants. She is an alumna of Michigan State University as well as a Master of International Business graduate from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy where she studied business for social impact and global political economy, with a research focus on asylum seekers and labor migration. Her regional expertise is rooted in Latin America & the Caribbean as well as Eastern Europe & Eurasia.
Victoria works under Abt Associates’ International Development division on projects focused on social health protection, gender and social inclusion, as well as dignified livelihoods. Additionally, she serves as Labor and Skilling Specialist for the UN Migration Youth and Children Platform (MYCP) as part of the Integration and Protection team.
Updated May 2023