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Mariya Zayats

Mariya Zayats, Member of the Board of Directors

Mariya was born in Western Ukraine and came to the USA in 2001 with her husband Ihor and their three sons. In 2006, they got a beautiful addition to their family when their daughter was born.

Currently, Mariya is a full time student pursuing a nursing career. She also fills very passionate about helping Ukrainian children and youth in the area to keep their Ukrainian traditions and love for their native country.

Her determination to keep Ukrainian culture alive among people of Ukrainian descent helped Mariya to form the “Chervona Kalyna” - an amateur group of Ukrainian Americans from the Pittsburgh area that perform at various Ukrainian occasions and churches in Western Pennsylvania.

Mariya is also a member of the New Ukrainian Wave – Pittsburgh Chapter.

Mariya and her family live in Carnegie area.