Vlada Yaremenko graduated from the University of Utah summa cum laude with a degree in International Studies and a minor in Music. Originally from Ukraine, she has lived in four different countries. Her previous experiences include working with impoverished communities in India, with Young Professionals in Foreign Policy in Washington, D.C., and with the United Nations as a Youth Sub-committee Co-chair for the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference. Furthermore, Vlada has served on the board of the United States National Committee for UN Women Utah Chapter as the Vice President of Public Relations and Membership Committee, where her focus was to improve the status of women in Utah. She joined EDCUtah in 2019 and was promoted to Business Development Manager in 2021.