Michelle Kwan to visit Ukraine

17:15, 26 February 2009
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As a Public Diplomacy Envoy

American Public Diplomacy Envoy Michelle Kwan will travel to Ukraine on February 28th where she will visit Kyiv, Yalta, Sevastopol, Bakhchisarai and Odessa, the U.S. Department of State. This eight-day trip marks the figure skating champion’s fourth tour as an American Public Diplomacy Envoy for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

As a Public Diplomacy Envoy, Ms. Kwan promotes cross-cultural dialogue with international youth and increases understanding of America by sharing her story and life experiences. Kwan’s activities during her trip will include participating in a roundtable discussion with university students, visiting high schools, conducting skating clinics and meeting with alumni of other Department of State exchange programs.

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