Angelika is a political analyst, media presenter, and researcher. Angelika has demonstrated a proven track record of experience in advisory relating to media propaganda, counterinsurgency, and the adoption of sustainable policies to leading NGOs, media corporations, technology companies, and government stakeholders.
With a mission to tackle misinformation, and disinformation, which Angelika has experienced as being instrumental in the war in Ukraine, and in relation to forced displacement more broadly, Ms Sharygina joined Trépel lab at Trinity College Dublin, housed at Global Brain Health Institute in March 2022 as a Visiting Researcher and in October 2022, enrolled to conduct her PhD entitled “Political, psychological, and economic consequences of misinformation and its’ role in conflict and war”.
Angelika has been an active contributor to Center for Forced Migration and a vocal activist for refugee rights. As Afghan-Ukrainian, she believes war has no race, color or creed.
Ms Sharygina holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the War Studies department at King’s College London.
Her most recent work includes being commissioned by Reuters Foundation to produce a report “Ukraine. Media consumptions and perceptions’.
Angelika was nominated as a Young Leader for Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT), Lead Co-creator Champion for digital protection against disinformation on displaced communities for Techfugees, and a Young Leader with the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.