Olga Ivashchenko is a professional photojournalist. Вorn in Kharkiv, Ukraine, she specializes in news reporting, politics and sports. She graduated from the Kharkiv National University, where she received a Masters degree in Biophysics and teaching.

Olga has been a frequent contributor to leading international news agencies including Reuters, Associated Press News (AP), European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) and Agence France-Presse (AFP). Locally, she works with Ukrainian Independent News Agency (UNIAN) and others.

Her work has been published in Time, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal, Bild, Die Ziet, Liberation, Le Parisien, The Atlantic, Chicago Tribune, International Business Time and The Guardian, among others.

She has collaborated with many international organizations including The World Bank, United Nations Development Programme (UN), Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW).

From 2011, Olga was based in Kharkiv and covered local news.
Since 2013 she reported extensively from the conflict in Ukraine (Donetsk and Luhansk regions).
Over 2014-2019, she was based in Kyiv, covering news in the Ukrainian parliament.
Since 2022 she has been working with Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch in the investigation of human rights violations during the war in Ukraine.

Olga is also the official photographer of the Klitschko Brothers' professional boxing promotion company K2 Promotions.

Selected Publications Tearsheets