Meet The Mentors- MentorSHE in Politics Program- Phase II
Ms. Gintarė Narkevičiūtė
Ms. Narkevičiūtė is the Director for International Affairs at the Ronald Reagan House, a think-tank dedicated to promoting and publicizing the principles of freedom, democracy, free-enterprise and efficient government for the improvement of the institutions and the lives of people in the CEE region and neighboring countries. Moreover, G.Narkevičiūtė formerly served as the Foreign Secretary of the Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD), the main center-right party in Lithuania, member of the European People’s Party (EPP) and International Democrat Union (IDU).
Additionally, Ms. Gintarė Narkevičiūtė is the CEO of Nexus Operations, a one-stop shop consultancy operating in various areas ranging from International Trade facilitation to Political Risk mitigation. Just recently, Ms. Narkevičiūtė was honored to join the Advisory Board of the Istanbul Finance Summit and is in the Advisory Council of PAUCI Foundation (Polish-American-Ukrainian Cooperation Initiative) which was a multi-year recipient of a Freedom House award. She is also the Ambassador to the Lithuania Tribune, the largest news in English language in the Baltic States (delfi.en). She is an organizer of a Successful Refugees Integration project and a recent speaker on refugees issues and the matters in the Middle East.
Formerly, she served in the cabinet of the Foreign Affairs Minister of Lithuania and held several leading positions in the national and international political organisations, including as a Vice President of the International Young Democrat Union (IYDU), Vice Chairman of the European Democrat Students (EDS), Vice President of JKL and one of the founders and Vice President of the Youth branch of the party.
As a recognized leader on issues of international importance Ms. Narkevičiūtė has few times been awarded merits of honour in Lithuania for her efforts with regards to Ukraine: for outstanding contributions “in the struggle for democracy and determination in advocating for freedom, saving lives and promoting a culture of life.”