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Maryia Markhvida

Consultant, Disaster Risk Management
Maryia Markhvida is a PhD candidate at Stanford University and is one of the first members of the Stanford Urban Resilience Initiative. Her research and professional interests center around computational techniques for regional seismic risk modeling, post-disaster economic impact analysis, infrastructure resilience, business interruption assessment, and application of machine learning techniques in risk quantification.  Over the last four years, Maryia has worked as a consultant in Disaster Risk Management at the World Bank, conducting risk assessments in Europe and Central Asia and integrating risk information into strategic decision-making. Maryia had also worked on model development and catastrophe risk modeling in the insurance sector.