Lubomyra Mandziy

Lubomyra Stepanivna Mandziy (Ukrainian: Любомира Степанівна Мандзій; 10 May 1973 – 27 November 2021) was a Ukrainian educator and civil servant. On 25 March 2020, she was appointed the Acting Minister of Education and Science.[2][3]

Lubomyra Mandziy
Любомира Мандзій
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Acting Minister of Education and Science
In office
25 March 2020 – 25 June 2020
Prime MinisterDenys Shmyhal
Preceded byYuriy Polyukhovych
Succeeded bySerhiy Shkarlet
Personal details
Born
Lubomyra Stepanivna Mandziy

10 May 1973[1]
Opaka, Drohobych Raion, Lviv Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died27 November 2021(2021-11-27) (aged 48)
Political partyIndependent
EducationIvan Franko National University of Lviv
Occupationeducator
civil servant

Early lifeEdit

Mandziy was born on 10 May 1973 in the village Opaka, Ukraine [uk] located in Drohobych Raion, Lviv Oblast, Ukrainian SSR.[4] She graduated from geography faculty of the University of Lviv.[4] From 1998 to 2001 she studied at the graduate school of the University of Lviv.[4] In 2003, Mandziy became Candidate of Political Sciences.[5][4] In 2008 she received the academic title of associate professor.[4] From 2001 to 2016, she worked at the University of Lviv at the Department of Political Science.[4][1]

CareerEdit

In 2015, Mandziy ran for the Lviv Oblast Council in constituency number 8 for the party Petro Poroshenko Bloc.[6] But she was not elected.[6]

From 2016 to 2019, she headed the Department of Education and Science at the Lviv Oblast State Administration.[1]

In September 2019, Mandziy was appointed Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine.[7] On 25 March 2020, she was appointed the Acting Minister after the resignation of her predecessor Hanna Novosad.[8][9][4] On 17 December 2020, parliament appointed Serhiy Shkarlet as Minister of Education and Science.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

Mandziy spoke English and was fluent in Polish.[11] She was married to Taras Mandziy; the couple had a son who was named after his father Taras.[11] She owned 50% of the shares of Lviv Plant of Reinforced Concrete Products №2, with her husband owning the other 50%.[11]

Mandziy died on 27 November 2021, at the age of 48.[4] Mandziy's Facebook page posted a message from her family stating that she "had been battling a serious illness for the past year and a half", no cause of death was given.[12][4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Мандзий Любомира Степановна". Слово и Дело (in Russian). Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Cabinet appoints acting education minister". Ukrinform. 25 March 2020. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Про тимчасове покладення виконання обов'язків Міністра освіти і науки України на Мандзій Л. С." Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i (in Ukrainian) The former acting Minister of Education, Ukrayinska Pravda (27 November 2021)
  5. ^ "Філософський факультет". filos.lnu.edu.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Мандзій Любомира Степанівна". Chesno (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  7. ^ "Про призначення Мандзій Л. С. заступником Міністра освіти і науки України". Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Cabinet appoints acting education minister". Ukrinform. 25 March 2020. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  9. ^ "Про тимчасове покладення виконання обов'язків Міністра освіти і науки України на Мандзій Л. С." Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  10. ^ Shkarlet appointed Ukraine's education minister, Ukrinform (17 December 2020)
  11. ^ a b c (in Ukrainian) Lubomyra Stepanivna Mandziy: biography, compromising material, Znaj.ua [uk] (2 June 2021)
  12. ^ (in Ukrainian) The former acting Minister of Education Lubomyr Mandziy, Radio Free Europe (27 November 2021)

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