Olena Protsenko is a Ukrainian attorney and an expert on mental health and human rights.
For 4 years, she did strategic litigation of the rights of persons with mental disabilities in Ukraine. Olena has 17 successful cases in the European Court of Human Rights.
In 2019, she received the Fulbright scholarship and obtained an LL.M. in international human rights law at Indiana University.
Olena is currently a Post-Doctorate research associate in comparative mental health law at University of Virginia and a consultant on mental health and human rights for the World Health Organization in Ukraine.
Olena joined the Board of Global Initiative in Psychiatry since 2021.