About the program

    More About the Initiative

    The Initiative aligns the mission of OCN, outreach and operations in an effort to develop, demonstrate and encourage Orthodox young adults — throughout North America and the world.

    Eleni Alexiou, Managing Director, under the direction of OCN’s Board of Directors has launched the OCN 30Under30 Initiative in Dec 2016. Building on existing efforts and creating new collaborations among Orthodox Christians throughout North America and OCN’s Strategic Partners, The initiative draws on Orthodox leadership in the fields of medicine, nutrition, science, public policy, social science, humanities, arts and law, among others.

    The initiative aims to:

    • Identify best practices and share widely within young adults in the nation and the world;
    • Use the power of community  to help individuals and communities access Orthodox media in a modern world, develop resources for youth to aspire towards
    • Increase young adult engagement in Orthodoxy and Programming.