Recipient, "2014 Outstanding Advocate for Science & Technology Award"
The Science Museum of Long Island recently named Irina Sushko as a recipient of a 2014 OUTSTANDING ADVOCATE FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AWARD. Irina will be honored on Wednesday, April 30th at the Westbury Manor for her outstanding contributions toward the advancement and education of science and technology.
Please help support Irina in her goal to raise a minimum of $1,000 for this important fundraiser.
Proceeds support the Science Museum of Long Island's programs and services for the children and families of the region!
A summary of Irina's impressive list of accomplishments:
Irina and her United World Foundation sponsor a program that provides educational trips to the Cradle of Aviation Museum for the Glen Cove Youth Bureau, the Glen Cove Boys and Girls Club, the Oyster Bay Boys and Girls Club and the Locust Valley Boys and Girls Club.
In 2013, Irina and the United World Foundation were the first donors for the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s new Adopt-a-School Program and the Super Storm Sandy devastated Long Beach City School District was adopted and provided funds that allowed 200 of its students to participate in that Museum's programs.
Irina received her Doctorate of Science in Economics from the Russian Economic Academy in 1996 and she served two terms as an advisor for the Governor of St. Petersburg Region. Irina also worked as a Professor at the Russian Economic Academy and was the IBEAR Guest Executive Speaker at the University of South California.
Additionally, Irina is an active board member of various local charities including the North Shore Historical Museum, the InterAgency Council of Glen Cove and the Nassau County Museum of Art Ball Committee and she aslo serves as Vice President to the Glen Cove Arts Council.
Irina is President of Aeromanagement – a company that delivers business and technical solutions to the aviation industry, provides comprehensive management for VIP aircraft completion, interior design, engineering, appraisal, auditing, maintenance, leasing and quality control.
To learn more about United World Foundation please visit www.unitedworldfoundation.us
The 2014 ADVOCATES FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AWARDS takes place on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6pm to 8pm, at Westbury Manor. For more information, Tracey Gittere at (516) 222-0550 or TGittere@LegendaryEvents.net
When & Where
Science Museum of Long Island
Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents in 1963, SMLI is a not-for-profit science activity center located in Plandome on the Leeds Pond Preserve in Nassau County. The Science Museum offers enrichment workshops for children on weekdays and during school vacations. SMLI provides teachers and community leaders with field trips as well as programs that can be brought onsite to field locations. Activities at the Science Museum are typically pre-registered hands-on science workshops.