Ukrainian Catholic University serves as a model for progress and innovation in the midst of war. Join us for a discussion with Sophia Opatska, Vice-Rector for Strategic Development at UCU and Founding Dean of UCU Business School. The discussion will be moderated by Laura Huang, Distinguished Professor and Faculty Director of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative at Northeastern University.

All donations from this event will support the scholarship endowment established in memory of Oleh Vorobyov, a student and hero of UCU Business School who lost his life fighting in the war.


May 11, 12:00pm EST


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University of Pennsylvania


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About Sophia Opatska

Sophia Opatska is Vice-Rector for Strategic Development of Ukrainian Catholic University, Founding Dean, and Head of the Supervisory Board of the UCU Business School. She teaches organizational development, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

About Laura Huang

Laura Huang is a Distinguished Professor of Management and Organizational Dynamics and the international best-selling author of EDGE: Turning Adversity into Advantage. She has held faculty positions at Harvard Business School and the Wharton School, and is currently on the board of Wharton Alumni Angels and NJECC. Laura’s award-winning research examines interpersonal relationships and implicit bias in entrepreneurship and in the workplace, and has been as been featured in the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Forbes. She was named one of the 40 Best Business School Professors by Poets & Quants, and to the Thinkers 50 Radar list as one of the leading management thinkers in the world.