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Fryday W with Michael Bociurkiw

Fryday W with Michael Bociurkiw
Event partners

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 from 18:30 to 22:00
Fryday W at Hotel Number 21 by DBI Petra Sahaidachnoho Street, 21, Kiev, Kyiv city, Ukraine
Entrance fee: 300 UAH Pre-registration not required

Michael Bociurkiw

Michael Bociurkiw is a global affairs expert and a former spokesperson for UNICEF and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine. A frequent speaker and recognised opinion writer, Michael is a regular guest on CNN, BBC and other major news channels. He is currently working on his first non-fiction book.

We welcome you to join us this Wednesday for an evening of professional networking as Fryday W welcomes Global Affairs expert, Michael Bociurkiw, who during the event will make a short presentation addressing the growing concern of Brain Drain in Ukraine. Michael will be happy to take questions from the audience.

Experts predict that, unless circumstances for young Ukrainians improve soon, the country’s human resource base could quickly be depleted. A Ukrainian parliamentarian recently said that the country has suffered a “massive” brain drain and that 2-3 million more people could leave the country for brighter opportunities.

At Fryday W Michael will discuss some of the reasons behind the outflow and what the government and private sector can do to improve prospects for young Ukrainians. Michael will also speak on how YOU can take advantage of new ways to enhance your career prospects.


Event programme:

18:30 - Registration & Networking
20:00 - Bowling Alone: The Hollowing Out of Ukraine’s Talent Base, by Michael Bociurkiw
20:20 - Q&A
20:40 - Networking & Lottery Draw


Event Details:

18.30 – 22.00
Wednesday, September 06

Kitchen 21, part of Hotel 21 by DBI
Petra Sahaidachnoho Street, 21, Kyiv
Metro: 100m from Poshtova Ploshcha

Entrance: 300 UAH p/p
Preregistration is not required
Choice of complementary drinks included


We look forward to meeting on Wednesday December 06 for an enjoyable and informative evening together.

Please send any questions or requests to

Best Regards,

Fryday™ : Kyiv

Sam Kearley
Representative of Fryday Kyiv

Petra Sahaidachnoho Street, 21, Kiev, Kyiv city, Ukraine