SUCCESS STORY
MERITA MAKSUTI

Merita Maksuti is a devoted activist, community-oriented person, architect, environmentalist, uncompromised nature lover and human rights promoter. She holds a B.Sc. in Architecture from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, and M.A. in Urban planning from the Rutgers University, Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy, New Jersey, USA, which she completed as a Read more about SUCCESS STORY <br>MERITA MAKSUTI[…]

CHALLENGES AND EFFICIENT RECOVERY FROM COVID-19

Written by Angela Dimitrovska & Zorica Trajkova Challenges and efficient recovery from COVID-19 is a project supported by the 2020 Alumni Rapid Response Fund of the US Embassy. Since the Covid-19 crisis has strongly affected crucial areas of the society, the project’s main aim was to gather experts in different areas who would discuss these Read more about CHALLENGES AND EFFICIENT RECOVERY FROM COVID-19[…]

MAAA AND THE STATE HIGH SCHOOL FOR EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION ‘ISKRA’

Written by Zorica Trajkova Representatives of the Executive Board of MAAA and the US Embassy visited the State High School for Education and Rehabilitation ‘Iskra’ from Shtip and donated to this school part of the finances gathered at the humanitarian concert in December 2019. Children with special needs from all over the country attend classes Read more about MAAA AND THE STATE HIGH SCHOOL FOR EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION ‘ISKRA’[…]

MAAA SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM

Written by Natalija Shikova The small grants program is available to all MAAA members and supports activities that are utilizing the knowledge and skills gained during participation in the United States exchange programs. Due to the pandemic, this year (2020-2021) the activities – events, seminars, presentations, debates, and webinars – were organized online. The following Read more about MAAA SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM[…]

20 YEARS OF BUILDING BRIDGES OF COOPERATION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND NORTH MACEDONIA

Written by Marija Vasilevska The Macedonian American Alumni Association (MAAA) celebrated its 20th birthday. A performance by Vlatko Stefanovski and Andrew Aycoth, from the Ohio State University, video greetings from MAAA members, a short overview of the past 20 years seen “through the eyes” of the current and previous MAAA`s presidents and many photos from Read more about 20 YEARS OF BUILDING BRIDGES OF COOPERATION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND NORTH MACEDONIA[…]

INTERVIEW with the Ambassador of the United States of America to North Macedonia H.E. Ms. Kate Marie Byrnes

Interviewed by Zorica Trajkova Zorica Trajkova: Your Excellency, Ms. Byrnes, you were appointed an Ambassador to North Macedonia about a year and a half ago. Can you please tell our readers, what intrigues you the most about this position? H.E.Ambassador Byrnes: So, the most intriguing and also most rewarding aspect of this job is having Read more about INTERVIEW with the Ambassador of the United States of America to North Macedonia H.E. Ms. Kate Marie Byrnes[…]

MAAA MEMBERS’ SUCCESS STORIESS

Doc. Dr. Rada M. Grubović Rastvorčeva Fulbright Alumni Doc. Dr. Rada M. Grubović Rastvorčeva, MD MSci PhD, is a consultant in Transfusion Medicine and Hematology, Chief Medical Officer of the Institute for Transfusion Medicine in Skopje, North Macedonia, President of the Macedonian Society for Transfusion Medicine and Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medical Sciences. Read more about MAAA MEMBERS’ SUCCESS STORIESS[…]

ALUMNI IN ACTION CREATIVELY DEALING WITH THE PANDEMIC

Written by Tatjana Srceva MAAA success stories are uncountable and at the same time very inspiring. The MAAA alumni network is not only large in number but also, very proactive and engaged in many community, professional and charitable activities, even in extraordinary times, such as the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic crisis. In this issue of the Read more about ALUMNI IN ACTION CREATIVELY DEALING WITH THE PANDEMIC[…]

MAAA DONATIONS: MAKING A DIFFERENCE BY SERVING THE COMMUNITY

Donation to the “Open the Windows” Organization for children with disabilities   Written by Zorica Trajkova “Open the windows” is a non-governmental organization which has been using assistive technology for over 15 years to instigate and alleviate the active involvement of children with disabilities in the modern world. MAAA Board visited the organization and donated Read more about MAAA DONATIONS: MAKING A DIFFERENCE BY SERVING THE COMMUNITY[…]