Veronika Mudra is a women rights activist, TEDxWOMEN speaker, founder and CEO of the White Ribbon USA, chairwoman of the White Ribbon in Ukraine, social entrepreneur.
Veronika was studying social work and financial management in Ukraine. In 2013 she immigrated to the US as a refugee under a domestic violence protection program and was granted asylum. In 2014 Veronika Mudra co-founded White Ribbon Ukraine that initiated the first NGO organized nationwide public awareness campaign against domestic violence towards women.
In 2017 she advocated in Parliament for the criminalization of domestic violence in Ukraine and established annual White Ribbon Days in Parliament. White Ribbon Ukraine was supported by the US Embassy, Embassy of Canada, National Police, and the First Lady of Ukraine. In 2018 she co-founded White Ribbon USA in California and now works on several nationwide campaigns against domestic violence and women empowerment including joining the White Ribbon VA campaign with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
White Ribbon USA team of partners under Veronika's management initiated an important IT project the first in the U.S. mobile app of a full cycle of self-help for domestic violence victims.
Veronika advocates for the Hague Convention Reform in the Domestic Violence aspect. Her story became an inspiration for a film currently under production in the US. White Ribbon USA also produces a short film called 'Reunited' based on a true story of refugees under domestic violence.