Dr Nataliia Gusak is a professor at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine). She has also been a Fulbright scholar at the School of Social Work (Wayne State University, Michigan, USA), visiting lecturer at Dublin City University, and visiting researcher at the Centre for Health and Social Service Studies (University of Kent, Canterbury, UK). Dr. Gusak has been involved as an expert in developmental projects, performed by World Bank, International Medical Corps, UN Developmental Programme, International Organization for Migration, GIZ, and GFA Consulting Group GmbH aiming to develop social services for vulnerable populations in Ukraine. Nataliia has also provided consultancy to the Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy and Ministry of Health about social service development.