Oleksandr SanchenkoLeaders Europe 2023
Member of Parliament, Verkhovna Rada
Oleksandr Sanchenko is a member of the Ukrainian parliament who also founded and now leads the youth wing of Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Servant of the People party, which he expanded to 5,000 members. During his time in office, Oleksandr has pushed for the creation of youth advisory boards at all levels of governance, the building of youth centers, and giving grants to fund projects and offer youth organizations institutional support. During the 2004–2005 Orange Revolution, Oleksandr worked to engage university students in advocacy initiatives, which spurred him to continue making a difference through youth organizing. He believes that every person, regardless of age, should have the right to be heard.