Kateryna Yushchenko, wife of the Third President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko (2005-2010), is an Associate Professor (Docent) at the Banking University of Ukraine, where she teaches Corporate Social Responsibility and advises the university on international development. Since 2005, she has been Chairman of the Ukraine 3000 Foundation, which promotes citizen involvement in addressing Ukraine’s needs in health, education, history and the arts. The Foundation has raised and distributed over $60 million in assistance to hospitals, schools, museums and other organizations, and has established such partner organizations as the Ukrainian Cinema Foundation, Center for Museum Development, National Center for Women and Children’s Health, Association of Charities of Ukraine and the NOVO Clinic in Lviv. The Ukraine 3000 Foundation financed or contributed to the publication of more than 50 books, and disseminated more than 100,000 books throughout Ukraine. With an undergraduate degree in International Economics (cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Georgetown University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, from 1993 to 2000 Mrs. Yushchenko served as Country Director and Bank Training Manager for KPMG Peat Marwick-Barents Group in Ukraine. A child of Ukrainian WWII emigrants to Chicago, she moved to Ukraine in June 1991 to run the US-Ukraine Foundation, which she co-founded to support democratic and free market development in the newly sovereign Ukrainian state. Before coming to Ukraine, Mrs. Yushchenko held positions at the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Department of Treasury, The White House and State Department. From 1982 to 1984, she was the Director of the Washington office of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, the entity that represented all the Ukrainian-American organizations in the United States. She is a recipient of numerous honors, including an Honorary Doctorate from Southern Utah University, Distinguished Public Service / Public Sector Alumni Award from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Golden Pyramid Award from UNESCO, Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medal, Medal of the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, Swedish Order of the Polar Star, Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom, “Saint George” Award from the Mayor of Lviv, Golden Medal of the St. Elisabeth High School for Medical and Social Workers, Nadiya Pilman Medal For Attainments in Opthalmology, Special Award from the Children of Chornobyl Relief and Development Foundation.