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Charity and off-the-record conversation

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“I have a dream” The third day – the halfway point of the program – was fully and entirely devoted to the topic of charity. Our first meeting took place in Save The Children Fund, one of the biggest NGOs in the world that protects the rights of the children. Founded in 1919 in Great Britain, ...

THE MAYAN PROPHECIES AND 10 COMMANDMENTS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

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“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in a hot water” — Eleanor Roosevelt My second day was marked by full immersion into the program. We were taught leadership skills, the art of public speaking, techniques of properly composing the above-mentioned elevator pitch and articulating one’s goals. We ...

THE FIRST DAY OF THE FORTUNE PROGRAM

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” Maya Angelou The first day in Washington wend down in a pretty carefree fashion. Accompanied by a group of female participants of the Fortune / U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership program, we ...

On being included in Forbes ’30 under 30’ list

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This week I was privileged to be included in prestigious Forbes ’30 under 30’ list, which is probably the only rating I’ve ever wanted to enter (until I turn 30 this July). My international friends have been already mentioned there, and I was hoping that my efforts on putting Ukraine on the world's fashion map ...