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The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation hosts the 2005 Ukrainian American Youth Association (CYM) Youth Leadership Seminar
October 8, 2005 @ 12:00 am - October 11, 2005 @ 12:00 am EDT
The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation hosts the 2005 Ukrainian American Youth Association (CYM) Youth Leadership Seminar. John Kun, USUF Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, opens the conference with welcoming remarks. Seminar speakers include Bo Shevchik, Financial Advisor at UBS and former General Manager of Coca-Cola Ukraine, Eugenia Kuzmowycz-Blahy, Chief Operating Officer of Self Reliance NY Federal Credit Union; Andriy Bihun, Director of Youth for the Ukrainian American Youth Association; Mykola Hryckowian, Founder of the Center for U.S.-Ukrainian Relations; Jerry Dutkewych, Director of Country Relations of the Millenium Challenge Corporation, Diana Howansky, Staff Associate at the Ukrainian Studies Program at Columbia University, and Marta Matselioukh, M.A. candidate in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies at Georgetown University, and U.S.-Ukraine Foundation Administrative Assistant. Lida Mykytyn, former Organizational Director of the Ukrainian Am erican Youth Association, is key in organizing the seminar.
The seminar’s participants, high school juniors and seniors from various parts of the United States, are Christina Drozd, Chicago, IL; Marko Diaczun, Strongsville, OH; Simon Kazarenko, Brooklyn, NY; Natalya Kuzewych, Philadelphia, PA; Andrea Popovech, Astoria, NY; Monica Sawchuk, Scarsdale, NY; Yuriy Symczyk, Union, NJ; Michael Ushak, Tenafly, NJ; and Alexandra, Szkafarowsky, Yonkers, NY.