Mariia Ionova has been In politics more than 10 years served and served as a People’s Deputy in two convocations.
In her political career, Ionova has been working closely with non-governmental, international organizations and diplomatic missions.
In 2005-2006, Ionova worked at the Secretariat of the President of Ukraine – the State Protocol Service and as an adviser to the President of Ukraine.
In the period of 2008 to 2012, Ionova was elected to the Kyiv city council.
Ionova is a co- chair of the the “Equal Opportunities” Caucus aiming to ensure gender equality. She is also engaged in volunteering activities, such as providing humanitarian assistance to military, assisting forced migrants, former prisoners and prisoners, as well as children with cancer.