WASHINGTON D.C.— Nurse practitioner, school educator, investment broker, technologist, marine biologist; just a few of the many titles held by the winners of The Orthodox Christian Network’s (OCN) First Annual 30 under 30 initiative; a campaign featuring emerging Orthodox leaders, from within their own communities in North America who demonstrate exceptional Orthodox Christian Values.
The initiative—spearheaded by Managing Director Eleni Alexiou, under the direction of OCN’s Board of Directors—aligns the mission of OCN, outreach and operations in an effort to develop, demonstrate and encourage Orthodox young adults throughout North America and the international community to build on their existing efforts. “The 30 under 30 initiative was an opportunity to show support for and invest in this next generation of trailblazers,” says Eleni. “We wanted to hear from young entrepreneurs and leaders that exemplify Orthodox Christian Values in their lives and the lives that they touch; and this young group of adults are certainly paving the way for our Orthodox Christian future.”
The initiative draws on Orthodox leadership in the fields of medicine, nutrition, science, public policy, social science, humanities, arts and law, among others.
Throughout the course of each year different agencies of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in America hold meetings and events on the campus of Hellenic College Holy Cross, which is the intellectual, educational and spiritual formation center for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Orthodox Christian Network an official agency of the Assembly was originally commissioned by SCOBA to create a national, sustainable and effective media witness for Orthodox Christianity throughout North America has established on campus a recording and broadcast center and offers each academic year a Media Digital Disciple program for students who wish to learn how to utilize media to share the Orthodox Christian Faith with their respective parish and world. The winners of this years 30 Under 30 initiative will be recognized and celebrated at an Awards Networking Event hosted by OCN at the Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline Massachusetts on Saturday September 9th 2017. Tickets for the event may be purchased directly from OCN’s website: http://myocn.net/events
For more information on The Orthodox Christian Network 30 under 30 Winners, please visit here.