Jackie Abramian

Jackie Abramian is a Columnist at Grit Daily. A multi-lingual social-media strategist with 20+ years experience, she has managed national and international campaigns for global tech companies, social enterprises, NGOs, and non-profits including public education campaigns for various federal government agencies. A contributor to Thrive Global, etal media, and HuffPost, she is the founder of Global Cadence consultancy and Artists at War multi-media platform of interviews with artists living in war zones. Based in Maine, she focuses her coverage on social entrepreneurship and travel.

HBO’s Chernobyl series evokes memories of infamous “1986 Moscow Trip”

In May of 1986, an 11-member delegation from Cambridge (Massachusetts) Peace Commission arrived in Moscow, Soviet Union a week after the April 26 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Pripyat, Ukraine. The timing of the arrival wasn’t meant to coincide with the nuclear disaster. The trip was arranged and approved far in advance and inspired by President Reagan’s Sister Cities International mandate. Behind the “iron curtain” Watching the new HBO series, Chernobyl evoked memories of that...