Generation M Young Macedonian Leaders Meet with former President Ivanov to discuss Macedonia

Generation M Young Macedonian Leaders Meet with former President Ivanov to discuss Macedonia

On the 22nd of February, Melbourne Generation M – Young Macedonian Leaders attended the Inaugural Charity Gala Dinner hosted by the Macedonian Community Welfare Association (MCWA). The honorary patron of the event was the former President of the Republic of Macedonia Dr. Gjorge Ivanov. The young Macedonian leaders were pleased to have attended the event, celebrating the humanitarian efforts of…

Generation M Pushes for Reconnection with Ancestral Homeland

Generation M Pushes for Reconnection with Ancestral Homeland

Over the span of 3 months, Generation M’s team of young leaders, 4 of which who will be participating this year, and 5+ alumni held Birthright Macedonia Info Sessions in their respective cities in Australia, Canada, and the U.S. to spark interest and answer burning questions from participant hopefuls. The alumni showcased how this amazing experience has shaped them and…

New Generation M Appointments and Exciting Expansion to Australia and Europe

The new year brings new faces – and new frontiers – to Generation M – the United Macedonian Diaspora’s global young leaders program! We’re delighted to announce the appointment of eight regional representatives located in Canada, the United States, and the first-ever European and Australian representatives. With skill sets ranging from International Relations and Human Rights to Health Sciences and…

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…