Meet In Person Defenders of AzovStal Steel Plant (10/02/2022)

Ukrainian combat soldiers released from the recent prisoner exchange will share their experience of war fighting in the AzovStal steel plant in Mariupol.

Featuring the defenders of Mariupol

Discussion Guest Panel:

  • Svitlana Krasynska – Harvard fellow, PhD in Leadership Studies (2018) from USD. Her research is focused on informal and grassroots civic engagement, diaspora mobilization on social media, and on civil society developments in post-totalitarian contexts, especially in Ukraine.
  • Mike Williams – retired Navy Intel Officer and retired FBI, currently serving on the Board of Directors of the San Diego World Affair Council.
  • Christine M. Sheckler – President of the San Diego World Affairs Council, US Agency of International Development (USAID) Foreign Service Officer (ret.) for 27 years -including Country Representative in Minsk, Belarus for 4 years and 2 years in Lithuania – and former Peace Corps Liberia volunteer.

Light refreshments to follow.