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, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal, Bild, Liberation, Le Parisien, The Atlantic, Chicago Tribune, China Daily, International Business Time, and The Guardian, among others.

She has collaborated with many international organizations including The World Bank and United Nations Development Programme (UN).

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.

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

Selected Publications Tearsheets