Country of Residence: Canada
Yevgeniya Petrova is the First Deputy Head of the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations, and a member of the UWC Board of Directors. Yevgeniya Petrova has worked for UWC since 2005, and holds the post of Еxecutive editor for UWC.
Yevgeniya Petrova was born in Ukraine. After successfully defending her dissertation, she worked as deputy dean of scientific work and as an associate professor in the Department of Ukrainian Language at the Oles Honchar Dnipro National University.
Following her arrival to Canada in 2003, Yevgeniya Petrova immediately immersed herself in Ukrainian community life. She was the director of a Ukrainian language Saturday school for ten years; a member of the executive of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Toronto Branch; as well as a deputy chair of the Ukrainian Canadian School Board, under which she chaired the Committee on Methodology.