Olivera Jankovska is the Community Engagement Associate at UNICEF USA in Houston. She is an award-winning community activist, and a champion for children’s rights. Jankovska received an A.S. in Marketing from Perrotis College, Thessaloniki, Greece, a B.S. in agricultural business from the University of Arkansas, and a master of science degree in agricultural and applied economics and a graduate certificate in international research & development from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Besides her role as one of the United Nations Association’s 2020/21 Global Ambassadors and a board member of the United Nations Association Houston Chapter, Jankovska serves on the Sister Cities of Houston board as well. She is an active volunteer leader of many other international organizations, including the Rotary Club of Houston International, International Voices of Houston and the United Macedonian Diaspora. Finally, she is an active member of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in Houston, the French American Chamber of Commerce and Dining for Women. A published economist and a service leader at her core, Jankovska not only brings ten years of international development work experience, but she also has a strong business acumen she acquired while serving the energy consulting industry and doing academic research as a nonresident fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.