Olga Shevchenko

Freelance Russian Translator & Event Planner

Location:Alexandria, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
• Fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian; speak and write basic Hebrew
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Photoshop, InDesign
• Proficient in sales, advertising, marketing research.
• Over 5 years of experience in working with international clients/partners
• Proficient in PR and event coordination
• Strong administrative skills
• Culturally aware: traveled to more than 15 countries; lived in 3
Bachelor of Arts, International Community Development, May 2013;
Minor in Public Relations and Advertising, Hebrew
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK
GPA 3.40
International Coordinator, Hope and Future Charity Foundation, Kharkov, Ukraine, 2011-2013:
Responsible for travel coordination, international correspondence, finding and working with international partners.
Vice President, International Student Organization, Oral Roberts University, 2011-2013:
Developed a program to engage international students in social events throughout a school year, and give them an opportunity to represent their cultures. Launched the International Student Scholarship for international students that experience financial difficulties. Responsible for students’ accommodation, advisement, event planning; building a dialogue between the administration and the international student body.
Advertising Sales Representative, Student Publications, Oral Roberts University 2012-1013:
Sell advertisements for ORU Student Media; cold call and face-to-face sale pitches.
Community Development intern in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 2013:
Evaluation of community development projects in Ethiopia, including projects conducted by USAID, Compassion Intl., Abebech Gobena orphanage, Rafiki Childern Center, and others.
Resident Advisor, Oral Roberts University, 2011-2012:
Assisting with the development of the residents by providing daily support and accountability; assisting with needs such as maintenance or emergency situations.
Teacher Assistant, Beginning of Wisdom School, Kharkov, Ukraine, 2008-2009:
Teacher substitute for first and sixth grades; teaching math, history, English and Ukrainian languages. Responsible for the afterschool program.