City of Residence: Montreal
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to present the Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence to Christina Sawchyn of Montreal.
Christina sits on the National Council of the Ukrainian Youth group PLAST, where she has helped to train PLAST counsellors. She is a prominent leader in PLAST Canada who leads by example, having played a key role in coordinating and delivering training to scores of Ukrainian-Canadian teenagers. She also initiated and is coordinating a project to celebrate the 100th anniversary of PLAST – for which young adults around the world complete 100 good deeds for 100 years of PLAST’s existence.
Christina was an international election observer during the Presidential elections in Ukraine in 2004 and 2010 and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress.