January 10, 2023. Ottawa, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Charitable & Educational Trust is pleased to announce that following an extensive national search process, Daria Glazkova has been selected as the new UCC Parliamentary Intern for February 2023.
“Daria Glazkova brings talent, a passion for government and community experience to our internship program. We are certain she will be an asset to the program and that her future career will benefit greatly from the experience she gains on Parliament Hill,” stated Demyan Hyworon, Chair of the UCC Charitable and Educational Trust. “We are grateful to the many generous supporters of the program, who are assisting us in developing the next generation of Ukrainian Canadian leaders.”
“I’m very happy to be selected as the next UCC Parliamentary Intern. As the Ukrainian people bravely defend themselves against Russia’s genocidal war, working to ensure that Canada’s support for Ukraine remains strong and steadfast is more important than ever,” said Daria Glazkova. “I very much look forward to starting my internship and gaining a deeper understanding of Canada’s political system. I’m thankful to everyone who supports the UCC Internship program for this opportunity.”
The Parliamentary Internship Program is a program of UCC Charitable & Educational Trust and is made possible through the generous support of individual and organizational donors to the Roman Waschuk & Oksana Smerechuk Fund. To see a full list of our past donors and learn how you can make a donation to support this program please click here.
“The UCC Parliamentary Internship program provides the future leaders of the Ukrainian Canadian community with insights and experience in working in the Canadian Parliamentary and political process, to better serve the Ukrainian Canadian community in the future,” said Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC National CEO
To learn more about the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program please visit our website.
About Daria Glazkova
Daria Glazkova has completed her Masters in European and Russian Affairs at the University of Toronto in November of 2022. She wrote her Master Research Paper, Beyond Decommunization: the Role of Decommunization Efforts in the Shifting Discourse towards Decolonization and ‘Derussification’ of Space in Odesa, Ukraine under the academic supervision of Dr. Tanya Richardson. Glazkova worked on translation and creation of a database of the witness accounts of the Russian war on Ukraine over the Summer of 2022, as part of her internship at Centropa, Budapest office. In 2019-2020, Glazkova worked on the Holodomor Photo Directory project, initiated by Holodomor Research and Education Consortium, University of Alberta. Her research interests include history of communism in Ukraine, socio-political development of the independent (post-1991) Ukrainian state, and art in Ukraine as a form of resistance.