Announcing Orthodox Christian Network 30 Under 30 2017 Award Recipients

Announcing Orthodox Christian Network 30 Under 30 2017 Award Recipients


Nurse practitioner, school educator, investment broker, technologist, marine biologist; just a few of the many titles held by the winners of Orthodox Christian 30 Under 30.  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.  

OCN 30 Under 30 Initiative

“The 30 under 30 initiative was an opportunity to show support for and invest in this next generation of trailblazers,” says Eleni Alexiou, Managing Director at Orthodox Christian Network. “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 other. There is a mentorship aspect that OCN recognizes will be a valuable stepping stone to career both for the mentee and their mentor.

The program provides an opportunity to showcase the energy, innovation and vitality of the Orthodox Christian Millennials within their industries– and its rising stars, a day of proven success strategies and networking with the top executives in North America.  The winners will be recognized and celebrated at an Awards Luncheon Event hosted by OCN at the Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline Massachusetts on Saturday September 9th 2017.  Also, OCN Hero Award winner Fr. Thomas Moore will be recognized. Thank you for participating and helping us honor those who have given much to benefit our great ancient faith. 

Come Celebrate the Next Generation of Orthodox Leaders:

Orthodox Christian 30 Under 30 Tickets for the event may be purchased Here.


Without further ado, OCN would like to congratulate the following recipients:

Alyssa Kyritsis, Church Ministry

Angelica Spanos Deoudes, Journalist

Anna Gelis, Finance

Anthony Liveris, Technology

Antony Koroulakis, Healthcare

Aris Eugene Rogers II, Public Relations

Bethany Geleris, Medicine

Carolyn V. Skaros, Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Christos Marafatsos, Finance

Dionysios Koroulakis, Medicine

Elana Rose Dandeneau, School Educator

Emma Solak, Education

Evangeline George, Public Affairs

Gabriel Otte, Technology

George Bousis, Technology

George F. Athanasiou, Church Ministry

Jason Catanese, Education

Katharine LeighEnvironment

Katherine Elia PappasNonprofits & Philanthropy

Konstantinos Mykoniatis, Engineering

Kyra Limberakis, Church Ministry

Mark Doss, Law & Policy

Max Ramseyer, Entrepreneurship

Michael Evangelopoulos, Engineering

Michael John Pacurar , Church Ministry

Michael Mercado, Church Ministry

Mikhail Moibenko, Engineering

Nikoleta Rallis, Music

Peter VasilionTechnology

Sophia ManatakisCulinary Arts

Listen to the inspiration behind the Initiative.  For more information about the OCN 30 Under 30 Awards, contact us.


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