Currently Ms. Bozhena Iwanusiw is the President of Ukrainian Canadian Social Services (UCSS) National Headquarters and the head of the “Buy a Bowl of Soup” Committee. In this role, she has been actively involved with overseeing and operating soup kitchens and food banks for the needy in Ukraine. A long-time and active member of the Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada (UCWLC); together with her husband Oleh, Ms. Iwanusiw has funded several
Ukrainian Catholic publications. Ms. Iwanusiw has also been an active member of PLAST Ukrainian Youth Association of Canada for many years, where she continues to
take on various leadership positions. In addition to receiving the Queen Diamond Jubilee, Ms. Iwanusiw was awarded the prestigious St. Volodymyr Medal by the Ukrainian World
Congress in 2008 for her continued contribution and dedication to the development of the Ukrainian community throughout the years.