Tag: Generation M

New Generation M Board To Inspire Purposeful Engagement of Young Macedonians Worldwide

Generation M, UMD’s young leaders program, announces the election of its third Board of Directors. The mission and goal of Generation M is aligned with those of UMD and especially focus on the education, empowerment and professional development of young Macedonians worldwide. Generation M aims to bring together and highlight young people of Macedonian heritage through both social and professional…

UMD Honors Outgoing Macedonian Consul General to Detroit

UMD Honors Outgoing Macedonian Consul General to Detroit

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) was proud to present Elena Zarkovska, Consul General of the Republic of Macedonia in Detroit, Michigan with a plaque of appreciation for her outstanding service and dedication to the Macedonian communities in Michigan and Ohio. Zarkoska, who is coming to the end of her four year term, used the occasion…

CMLC2016 Empowers Young Macedonians to Take On Leadership Roles in Community

The youth were well-represented throughout the entire weekend and executed an excellent Leadership Conference that they organized themselves. By Emilija Dimitrievski, UMD Generation M member Photos courtesy of Zoran Karapancev and Oliver Lozanovski On Friday, November 11, 2016, the Canadian chapter of Generation M, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD)’s young leadership development program, held a reception to launch the 3rd…

PROGRAM: 2nd Macedonian-American Leadership Conference, May 8-10, 2015, Columbus, Ohio

2nd Macedonian American Leadership Conference #MALC2015organized by United Macedonian Diaspora & Generation MMay 8-10, 2015Official Program Click HERE to register to attend, which is complimentary. Friday, May 8, 2015 7:00 p.m.: MALC2015 Welcome Reception honoring His Excellency Dr. Vasko Naumovski, Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia to the United States U.S. and Macedonia National Anthems to be performed by the Makedonski Tanec…

Generation M Toronto Committee Meeting Discusses Next Steps

Generation M Toronto Committee Meeting Discusses Next Steps

By Emilija Dimitrievski There was a wonderful turnout of about twenty Canadian-Macedonians for the second official Generation M committee meeting, which took place March 15, 2015, at St. Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto, Canada. Generation M Canadian Co-Chair Vele Tosevski opened the meeting and gave the floor over to St. Clement’s first female president Vera Belchevska to…

SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Macedonian-American Leadership Conference

SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Macedonian-American Leadership Conference

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), and its next generation of leaders program – Generation M – are pleased to announce that the 2nd Macedonian-American Leadership Conference #MALC2015 will be held on May 8-10, 2015 at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State University’s Macedonian-American Student Organization (MASO) has taken a leading role in hosting the conference this year. UMD,…

UMD’s Next Generation Program – Generation M – Launches in Detroit

UMD’s Next Generation Program – Generation M – Launches in Detroit

On March 7, 2015, the United Macedonian Diaspora’s Next Generation Program, Generation M (Gen M), officially launched in the United States. The presentation was held at the Macedonian Cultural Center in Sterling Heights, Michigan, where Detroit Representative, Alek Vasilevski, and Co-Chair, Filip Jotevski, delivered Gen M’s message — to educate, empower, and unite young Macedonians worldwide. Close to thirty Macedonians…

UMD BIRTHRIGHT MACEDONIA Program Receives Major Gift

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce an inaugural gift of $5,000 to its BIRTHRIGHT MACEDONIA program from an anonymous donor. The gift is for the benefit of participants in the 2015 BIRTHRIGHT MACEDONIA Summer Session. Awards will be made on a first come basis. The first ten applicants, who complete the full application process, will receive an…

UMD Canada Generation M Launched at CMP

UMD Canada Generation M Launched at CMP

Building on the success and progress over the last few months, UMD’s Next Generation Program, which educates, empowers, and unites young Macedonians worldwide – Generation M (Gen M) – officially launched in Toronto, Canada. The first strategy-planning meeting was held on January 17, 2015 at the Canadian Macedonian Place Board Room attracting around twenty young Canadian-Macedonians. UMD Canada member Vele…

Macedonian-American Student Organization Founded at Ohio State University

Macedonian-American Student Organization Founded at Ohio State University

Nestled in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University (OSU) is a beehive of activity. With close to 60,000 students and over 1,000 student organizations, OSU certainly provides endless opportunity for involvement. Yet, for OSU’s large Macedonian-American student community, an organization representing them has been conspicuously absent at OSU — that is, until now. The Macedonian-American Student Organization (MASO),…