Iulia Vatau ’20

Global Fellow for Europe and the United Nations

Iulia is the founder of the SSDP University College London, where she established a university-endorsed student-led, harm reduction volunteering project based on the Just Say Know curriculum, delivering peer education to vulnerable youth in the local community. As an External Affairs Officer for SSDP UK, Iulia has been coordinating the network’s involvement with CND, being part of civil society consultations with the UK delegation. In the Global Network, Iulia has served as Chair of the International Board of Directors, co-chair of the Outreach and Membership Working Group, as well as part of the Core Team for the Strategic Planning Committee. A Romanian immigrant to the UK, Iulia is passionate about mobilising youth to better engage in civil society, as well as providing support for wider accessibility to lobbying and advocacy opportunities. She recently graduated with a First Class Honours in her BA on History and Politics of the Americas.