Born in Kremenets, Volyn, in Ukraine Ms. Anna Trojan came to Canada in 1948 with her family and settled in St. Thomas, Ontario. After receiving her B.A and M.A in English Language and Literature from the University of Western Ontario, Ms. Trojan completed her Ph.D. in Pedagogical studies at the University of Toronto.
Ms. Trojan immersed herself in the study and exploration of Ukrainian heritage and culture,
publishing articles and contributing Ukrainian cultural content to Canadian school texts.
In addition, she consulted on Ukrainian Canadian content for plays by Robert More. Ms. Trojan has written commentaries for historical and folk costumes for the Ukrainian Museum of Canada
and worked as cultural convenor for the Ukrainian Youth organization PLAST in Toronto, organizing many displays of Ukrainian folk arts, modelling of historical and folk costumes. She has lectured extensively on Ukrainian traditions and customs. Her impressive list of community involvement roles include serving as founding member of the Ukrainian Students Club at the University of Western Ontario, Vice –Chair of the Cultural council for the Ukrainian World Congress, member of the Board of Directors of St. Volodomyr Cultural Center in Oakville, President of the Eastern Executive of the Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canadian (UWAC)
and fundamental member of the Toronto Branch of the Ukrainian Canadian’s Women’s Council.