Noted US business consultant Adrian J. Slywotzky was the keynote speaker at the 2019 summer commencement ceremony of the Ukrainian Catholic University.

In addition to being a friend of the university, Mr. Slywotzky is also a major donor of the UCEF.

The Upside: The 7 Strategies for Turning Big Threats into Growth Breakthroughs, a 2007 bestseller written by Mr. Slywotzky, was recently translated into Ukrainian and presented while he was in Ukraine. Mr. Slywotzky has had a number of articles published in Business Week and Fortune.