Yurko Didula – biography


Yurko Didula is a graduate of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv and La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. In the latter, he received his M.A. thanks to a full scholarship by St. Sophia Religious Association of Ukrainian Catholics, Inc. USA.

     In 2013, he worked at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC and then returned to Ukraine to start Building Ukraine Together, a volunteer movement that brought together over 8000 young people in (re)building Ukraine. The project was recognized as a top youth project in 2018 and in 2022 Yurko was presented with the State Award for Contribution to Ukraine’s Development. Since April 2022, Didula has been serving in the armed forces of Ukraine.