I was born in Ukraine and raised in ATL, and have called NYC home for the past 6 years up until December 2015. On Feb 8th, 2016 I embarked on an 18 month solo backpacking world tour across 6 continents in search of self discovery and documenting kindness around the world ( I’ve been dreaming of this trip for 7 years!).
First and foremost, I’m an adventurer and storyteller, who likes to kick off my mornings with Beyonce dance parties. I’m also a MOTH StorySLAM winner and a contributing writer for VICE, and feel most alive when giving a voice to people/things that matter and hoping to make the world a little sunnier, a little kinder, and a little more magical as a result.
SPOKEN WORD: My MOTH performances: Vicki’s MOTH performances
WRITING: My VICE articles: VICE article: I Froze My Eggs and Almost Lost and Ovary
VICE article: Undetectable Forms of Breast Cancer in Young Women
EGG FREEZING PRESS: TIME Magazine/ Video Interview on Egg Freezing
Fox News LA: Interview on Egg Freezing
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: Passage Costa Rica// Envision Costa Rica Vicki’s Workshop for Envision