Manor College is pleased to host the next Ukraine Dialogue series, 30 Years of Ukrainian Independence, Part II - Linguistic, Financial and Religious Implications.

The event takes place virtually on Thursday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. The event is brought to you free, thanks to our friends at Ukrainian Selfreliance Federal Credit Union. Registration for the event can be found here.


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Meet our panel of speakers:



Ambassador Oksana Marakova started as the First Deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine and became the government’s entitled representative for investments in Ukraine. During her tenure, she launched UkraineInvest, the office for the attraction and promotion of investors.


´╗┐In 2018, she was appointed as the Minister of Finance of Ukraine and, in 2021, she was appointed the Ambassador of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the United States. 


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Minister Natalie Jaresko has a distinguished international career in public service and the private industry, with over 25 years of successful management experience in strategy and negotiation development and implementation of public policy and business objectives, especially during crisis periods.


She served as Minister of Finance of Ukraine from 2014 to 2016 and served during a time when the country was affected by a deep recession, foreign occupation and war.



U.S. Congressman Joe Hoeffel was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005, representing Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District.

´╗┐During his time in government, he sponsored legislation regarding Ukraine and efforts to support the country.

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The event will be moderated by Michael Sawkiw, Jr. He served as the Director of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America and Chairman of the UCAA's U.S. Committee for Ukrainian Holodomor Genocide Awareness.