September 20, 2023
September 20, 2023

Books, Bombs, Mines and ?..

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Opening remarks:

Nadia McConnell

Co-Founder and President of the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF). She has previously served as Director of Congressional Relations at the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) and then as Deputy Assistant Administrator of NASA for Congressional Affairs in the Reagan Administration.


Anna Novosad

Co-founder, Director of Strategy at savED foundation, former Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine (2019-2020)

Olena Kolomiets

Project Manager at Peaceful Heaven of Kharkiv non-profit responsible for implementing an educational project in 15 locations in Kharkiv and Kharkiv Oblast in 2022 supported by UNICEF and Ukrainian Educational Platform.

Mykola Popadiuk

A teacher and the Country Director of the ENGin Program in Ukraine. In 2021, Mykola was selected as one of the top 50 teachers in Ukraine by the Global Teacher Prize, as well as one of the top 3 civic education teachers in Ukraine.


Katerina Manoff

Founder & CEO of ENGin, a grassroots nonprofit rebuilding Ukraine through the power of the English language. Prior to launching ENGin in 2020, Katerina spent a decade working in the education space helping multiple initiatives in the US and Ukraine.