is a Ukrainian, a journalist, a mother of three, the wife of a soldier, a renowned guide on Ukraine and a famous blogger. Since the beginning of the open invasion of Ukraine and throughout the War, Olena has become the “Voice” of the people. Her Youtube Chanel “What is Ukraine”
– has become a portal for thousands of international viewers to see the reality in Ukraine, through the eyes of an average Ukrainian family. Viewers around the world relive the fear, the anger, the pain, the hope, the faith and the love through her stories.
Olena was always devoted to showcasing her country; she was always truthful and courageous in that mission: be it trips to the Chernobyl Nuclear Zone
or historical insights, which proved to be a real “eye-openers” for many western viewers. But the level of her fearless devotion to the truth, to the story-telling, to recording the diary of the struggle and the everyday survival during the war crossed all boundaries.
This made Olena Gnes famous internationally. She has become an icon, representing Ukraine on major international news channels such as CNN
– and programs such as the Anderson Cooper Evening Show
, plus many others.
Forced to become a refugee due to her child’s health conditions, Olena became an active “Voice for Ukraine” within the US. She restlessly continues to spread awareness about what matters most, while helping Ukraine gain aid and support in the process. As a #BeTheLight “Ambassador of Light” Olena Gnes will focus on giving #PowerToUkraine and will aim to #BeTheLight by spreading awareness about our mission on the ground and sharing internationally the stories that truly matter. By delivering truthful results of our joined humanitarian efforts in Ukraine, and highlighting the real needs to the international viewers, press and followers, Olena will continue to give #PowerToUkraine and to #BeTheLight. Along the way, she will be encouraging others to do likewise and save thousands of lives in the process. Please Contact us!