A partner of the Gorchakov Fund received “The Silver Archer” award for preservation of Russian-U.S. heritage

17 March 2017

An award ceremony of the National Award in the field of public relations “The Silver Archer” took place at the Russian Consulate General in New York. Consul General Igor Golubovsky welcomed participants of the award ceremony “The Silver Archer – USA”, informs TASS.


Olga Zatsepina, President of the Russian-American Heritage Cultural Center and a partner of many years of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, received a figurine of the Archer and a diploma for contributions in the field of preservation of historic, cultural and creative Russian-American heritage.


Dr. Olga Zatsepina has a PhD degree in Philology. She is Associate Professor of the Faculty of Foreign Languages of Lomonosov Moscow State University, author of numerous textbooks and studies on the topics of methodology of teaching the English language, cultural anthropology, cultural values of Russian and American youth. She is a co-founder of the Association for Scientifics, Business and Cultural Cooperation of Russia-USA, member of the Management Board of the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots of the USA (KCOPC) and Representative of KCOPC to the UN Department of Public Information.


One of the areas of work of Olga Zatsepina is organizing the Month of Russian-American History in the State of New York. This year the festival will be held for the sixth time.

“The Silver Archer – USA” award was established by the Board of Trustees of the National Award in the field of public relations “The Silver Archer” within a nomination “Communications in Global World” and is an independent contest targeting projects implemented on the territory of the U.S. The goal of the contest “The Silver Archer – USA” is to involve authors of projects, which promote development of intergovernmental, cultural, economic, and public relations and aim at integrating Russia into the global communications space. A list of nominations is determined annually. The winners received a statue of original design “The Silver Archer” and a diploma. Authors of the best projects are awarded with diplomas.

A full text of the article in Russian can be found here