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The Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation was created by the wife and children of a famous Ukrainian, a prominent economist and visionary, public figure and philanthropist, and permanent patriot of Ukraine Dr. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn in order to continue his mission and contribute to the development of Ukraine and its transformation into an effective European country.

Based on such values as responsibility, cooperation and professionalism, with faith in the high potential of Ukraine, the Foundation develops and implements programs for the young people who are the engine of positive changes in the country.

The foundation’s programs extend the frontiers, integrate successful European and world experience, bring together opinion leaders, encourage systematic thinking, improve the image of Ukraine in the world and form an ecosystem to speed up changes.

The official inauguration of the foundation took place on November 1, 2017, at Kyiv City Hall. 

Mission

Empower aspiring changemakers to build a sustainable value-based Ukraine

The Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation was created by the wife and children of a famous Ukrainian, a prominent economist and visionary, public figure and philanthropist, and permanent patriot of Ukraine Dr. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn in order to continue his mission and contribute to the development of Ukraine and its transformation into an effective European country.

Based on such values as responsibility, cooperation and professionalism, with faith in the high potential of Ukraine, the Foundation develops and implements programs for the young people who are the engine of positive changes in the country.

The foundation’s programs extend the frontiers, integrate successful European and world experience, bring together opinion leaders, encourage systematic thinking, improve the image of Ukraine in the world and form an ecosystem to speed up changes.

The official inauguration of the foundation took place on November 1, 2017, at Kyiv City Hall. 

Vision

Ukraine is a prosperous democratic country of responsible and free people

Values

Responsibility, freedom, creativity, love, purpose

For changemakers

Bohdan Hawrylyshyn’s Video Lectures course
The course consists of 15 lectures and philosophical meditations of a prominent Ukrainian Dr. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn and contains tips and answers to topical questions. This course will be useful to anyone interested in history, political and economic situation in the country and the world and strives to be successful and effective in all areas of their lives.

Declaration of Human Responsibilities
Declaration of Human Responsibilities, prepared by professor Bohdan Hawrylyshyn.

Declaration of Human Responsibilities
Declaration of Human Responsibilities, prepared by professor Bohdan Hawrylyshyn.

ProjectGuru: assistant in project writing
A free complex instrument that consists of video and text educational materials about project management. Also, the instrument proposes a chatbot for writing your project step by step.

Media literacy short course
Express course on media literacy about the loudest fakes of the last fifty years, media hygiene, and protection against information manipulation. Lecture: Alyona Romaniuk, founders of the project “On the other side of the news”.

   

Курс із ціннісного проєктного менеджменту
Проекти, спрямовані на створення, зміну та поширення ефективного та позитивного внутрішнього та зовнішнього іміджу Україні, які захищатимуть національні інтереси країни та покращуватимуть її репутацію в світі.

“Bohdan Hawrylyshyn. Mission – Freedom” Documentary
Documentary about life and activities of a world-know Ukrainian Dr. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn.

Co-founders

Christine Hawrylyshyn-Batruch

A historian and lawyer by training, graduate of the University of Toronto and McGill University respectively. Acted for twenty years as VP Corporate Responsibility at Lundin Energy. Currently Senior Strategic Sustainability Advisor at the Lundin Group (Geneva), board member of the Lundin Foundation (Vancouver) and of the Advisory Board of the Lundin Sustainability Chair at IMD as well as of the Advisory Editorial Board of I by IMD publication.

Patricia Shmorhun Hawrylyshyn

Swiss Canadian of Ukrainian heritage, raised in Geneva, a psychologist by training, graduate of the University of Geneva, Switzerland, with a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from McGill University, Montreal. Founding Partner of Porcelain Medical Group and co-founder of PSI- Pechersk International School – in Kyiv, Ukraine. Member of the Advisory Board of LifeLine Ukraine.

Leslie Hawrylyshyn

Swiss Canadian of Ukrainian heritage, graduate of the University of Alberta, Canada, with an MBA degree from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. Founder and Managing Director at Euroventures Genevest Management SA, was a Co-Managing Partner at Euroventures Ukraine Fund, co-founded a number of venture funds. Member of the Board of six Emerging Market funds managed by Fabien Pictet & Partners.Dr. Hawrylyshyn.

Leonida Hawrylyshyn 

Born in Canada, of Ukrainian heritage, wife of Bohdan Hawrylyshyn for 66 years, mother of three and grandmother of 7, residing in Geneva, Switzerland. Leonida Petrivna was her husband most trusted, appreciated and long lasting advisor and supporter. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn sincerely loved and respected his wife.

Core team

Marianna
Yeleiko

The Head
director@bhfamily.org

Olena
Bekreniova

Advisor of the BHFF

Bohdan Mykhalchuk

Project and community manager
project@bhfamily.org

Tetiana Martseniuk

Communications manager press@bhfamily.org

Annual reports