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WHAT OUR ORGANIZATION IS ABOUT

UCPBA Calgary is a community of professionals and business owners of Ukrainian descent who support each other and our community through a variety of activities. Our focus is on professional and business growth & on promoting our Ukrainian heritage.

You don’t have to speak Ukrainian to belong – we welcome anyone who has a baba or dido!

MEET PARTNERS, CUSTOMERS, AND FRIENDS

From dinner meetings to beer tastings, restaurant visits to luncheons, our varied and interesting events give you the opportunity to hear knowledgeable speakers, connect with friends new and old, get new ideas – and have a good time while doing it!

DINNER MEETINGS

Getting together over plates of great food is our favourite way to meet, network and learn something new

DOWNTOWN SPEAKER SERIES

Lunchtime and after-work events – these short get-togethers are an ideal way to connect in the downtown core

BUSINESS IN UKRAINE

Small-group seminars and larger speaker events feature information and support for doing business with and in Ukraine

MAKE CONNECTIONS AND GROW YOUR NETWORK

Collectively, our members have a wealth of professional and business experience that can help you along your career path. Through both informal connections and through our formal UKIEMENTOR program, we give our members the opportunity to make connections which will help them grow personally and professionally.

INFORMAL NETWORKING

NETWORKING DINNERS

FORMAL MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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HELP GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY

As a responsible citizen, UCPBA Calgary recognizes the need to give back to the community. We support individuals and organizations in our community with initiatives which provide funding and recognition through grants, program advertising, student scholarships and awards.

GRANTS

SCHOLARSHIPS

AWARDS

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LATEST NEWS

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OUR SUPPORT & RECOGNITION PROJECTS

UCPBA Calgary gives grants to deserving community organizations for projects as varied as symphony concerts, library cataloguing and humanitarian aid initiatives. We also support students through scholarships and recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to the Ukrainian-Canadian and general Canadian community.

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UCPBA Calgary2 weeks ago
Ukraine Under Zelensky: Where is it Heading?

June 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET
Registration is required in order to join the webinar
REGISTER HERE

Join us for an online discussion with

Marta Dyczok, Associate Professor at the Departments of History and Political Science, Western University, Fellow at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, and Adjunct Professor at the National University of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy.

Adrian Karatnycky, Senior Fellow and co-Director of the Ukraine in Europe Program, Atlantic Council, US.

Alexander J. Motyl, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University-Newark.

Speakers' bios:

Marta Dyczok is Associate Professor at the Departments of History and Political Science, Western University, Fellow at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, and Adjunct Professor at the National University of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. She has published five books, including Ukraine’s Euromaidan. Broadcasting through Information Wars with Hromadske Radio (2016) Ukraine Twenty Years After Independence: Assessments, Perspectives, Challenges (co-edited with Giovanna Brogi, 2015), Media, Democracy and Freedom. The Post-Communist Experience (co-edited with Oxana Gaman-Golutvina, 2009), articles in various journals including The Russian Journal of Communication (2014), Demokratizatsiya (2014), and regularly provides media commentary. Her doctorate is from Oxford University and she researches mass media, memory, migration, and history.

Adrian Karatnycky is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter Initiative. He is a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council in the United States and director of its Ukraine-North America Dialogue. From 1993 until 2003, he was President of Freedom House, during which time he developed programs of assistance to democratic and human rights movements in Belarus, Serbia, Russia, and Ukraine and devised a range of long-term comparative analytic surveys of democracy and political reform. For twelve years he directed the benchmark survey Freedom in the World and was co-editor of the annual Nations in Transit study of reform in the post-Communist world. He is a frequent contributor to Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the International Herald Tribune. He is the co-author of three books on Soviet and post-Soviet themes.

Alexander J. Motyl is professor of political science at Rutgers University-Newark, as well as a writer and painter. He served as associate director of the Harriman Institute at Columbia University from 1992 to 1998. A specialist on Ukraine, Russia, and the USSR, and on nationalism, revolutions, empires, and theory, he is the author of Pidsumky imperii; Puti imperii; Imperial Ends: The Decay, Collapse, and Revival of Empires; Revolutions, Nations, Empires: Conceptual Limits and Theoretical Possibilities; Dilemmas of Independence: Ukraine after Totalitarianism; Sovietology, Rationality, Nationality: Coming to Grips with Nationalism in the USSR; Will the Non‑Russians Rebel? State, Ethnicity, and Stability in the USSR; The Turn to the Right: The Ideological Origins and Development of Ukrainian Nationalism, 1919–1929; and the editor of more than ten volumes, including The Encyclopedia of Nationalism. Motyl’s novels include Whiskey Priest; Who Killed Andrei Warhol; Flippancy; The Jew Who Was Ukrainian; and a work in progress, My Orchidia. His poems have appeared in Counterexample Poetics, Istanbul Literary Review, and New York Quarterly (forthcoming). He has done performances of his fiction at the Cornelia Street Café, the Bowery Poetry Club, and the Ukrainian Museum in New York. Motyl’s artwork has been shown in solo and group shows in New York, Philadelphia, and Toronto; his art is represented by The Tori Collection.

The event is free, but your donation would be greatly appreciated.
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UCPBA Calgary4 weeks ago
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A great way to keep your kids busy this summer - in-person dance camps put on by Tryzub. Already 50% full. Don't delay!