Emma A. Kowalenko
Emma Alexandra – Pen Name
She established Kowalenko Consulting Group (KCG) in 1988. Born in Casablanca, Morocco she and her eastern European parents emigrated to the U.S. when she was 11. Fluent in six languages, environmental planner, cultural intelligence strategist, oral historian, poet, mixed media artist, she is passionate about giving voice to the unheard.
One of the founders of East on Central Journal of Arts and Letters, currently in its 18th year of publication, a vice president of the Sister Cities Foundation of Highland Park, she promotes cultural and educational exchanges with Sister Cities Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Modena, Italy, and Jerucham, Israel.