Olena Gryn*



Olena Gryn, Director of Operations at International Translation Services, Inc. in Des Moines, Iowa, holds two master’s degrees in business and is a former professional athlete with a Master of Sports in Rhythmic Gymnastics.

Mrs. Gryn came to Iowa to pursue her MBA at Drake University in 2010 and moved to Iowa permanently in 2014. She has always been passionate about learning languages and cultures and has enjoyed immersing herself in Iowa's multicultural communities. The idea of becoming an agent of positive change that helps bridge cultures was the main reason for her to join the CultureALL family.

Back in Ukraine, Olena worked for the Peace Corps, USAID, and the WHO offices in Kyiv. Olena is a big lover of dance, astrology, and interior design. She most of all enjoys dancing together with her son Luka.