Oleksandra Matviichuk is a human rights defender who works on issues in Ukraine and the OSCE region. She heads the human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties and also coordinates the work of the initiative group Euromaidan SOS. In 2016, Oleksandra received the Democracy Defender Award for “Exclusive Contribution to Promoting Democracy and Human Rights” from missions to the OSCE. In 2017, she received a Ukraine’s Woman of Courage Award from U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. She joined the HURIDOCS Board in 2018.