Yulia was born in Charkov, Ukraine and immigrated to Germany with her family in 1993.
After graduating from the Humboldt University in Berlin with a master’s degree, she is currently working on her PhD in Classical Archaeology.
Since a very young age, Yulia has been an active member in the local Jewish community participating in programs of the Central Welfare Board of Jews in Germany (ZWST), Taglit-Birthright and Jewish Agency for Israel. Prior to joining GPG, she held a scholarship from the Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk (ELES) for Jewish students.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, is passionate about reading, cooking and traveling.