Alexandra KutasLeaders Europe 2023
Ukraine Program Lead, Choose Love
Alexandra Kutas leads the Ukraine program at the humanitarian aid organization, Choose Love. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Choose Love works across 26 countries to elevate the voices and visibility of refugees, and provides critical support services to refugees along migration routes globally. Previously, Alexandra worked as a military psychotherapist in a combat hospital during the Russian invasion of Donbas in 2014 and later co-founded Puffins, an adaptive clothing line of fashionable outerwear for people with disabilities. After the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, she redirected her efforts to work in the humanitarian sector and support Ukrainian refugees and internally displaced people. Alexandra is also the world’s first runway model in a wheelchair, and her award-winning modeling career has spanned Asia, Europe, and North America. She is based in the United Kingdom.