PRESS RELEASE RELEASED FEBRUARY 7, 2012
by PRINCESS CARINA ORGANIZATION
& CHESS QUEEN ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK:
Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk supports the “Princess Carina Organization”.
GENEVA, FEBRUARY 7, 2012 – THE 12TH WOMEN’S WORLD CHESS CHAMPION ALEXANDRA KOSTENIUK JOINS THE “PRINCESS CARINA ORGANIZATION’ S COMMITTEE OF HONOUR, A CLUB OF TOP INTERNATIONAL PERSONALITIES, COMMITTED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL CHANGE.
The well-known Russian sportswoman with a “heart of gold”, Champion for Peace, role model, and 12th women’s world chess champion Alexandra Kosteniuk joins the “Princess Carina Organization” committee of honour. It already counts among its members such famous personalities and compassionate philanthropist as: John Altman, Amanda Annan, Alexia Barrier, Melissa Mars, Edouard de Broglie.
The “Princess Carina Organization” is a neutral, international NGO (under the High Patronage of the Canton of Geneva). Its mission is to inspire people with the power of multi-vector cooperation for a sustainable personal and community makeover, overcoming any social injustice. It is represented by a strong board and experienced international advisers. Even though young, it still manages to serve to people the best it can: www.princesscarinaorganization.org.
Thanks to her outstanding intellect and hard work, Alexandra holds the highest title available to men and women chess players – Grandmaster (obtained at the age of 20 only!). Initiated to the game of chess at 5 years old, Alexandra started collecting international awards from the age of 10, became world champion Girls U-12 in 1996, Women’s European Champion in 2004, Russian Champion in 2005, before winning the supreme women’s world title in 2008. The same year she won the first-ever gold medal in the “Mind Sports Games”.
Alexandra Kosteniuk and Karina Bagration (the President and Founder of the “Princess Carina Organization”) have a lot in common. Even before earning public recognition, both women were entrenched in community service. It’s a way of life for both of them, whose list of activist affiliations is impressive. Coming from Post-Soviet space, they both escaped many limitations and stereotypes. Instead, they have elevated their vision and mission through numerous platforms, ranging from education, pioneering, philanthropy, building national and international alliances, socially responsible entrepreneurship and arts. “I am thrilled to support the Princess Carina Organization movement,” says Alexandra Kosteniuk. “I have a soft point in my heart for women’s initiatives, which provide effective counseling services, social support and education to empower to transform challenging life situations into opportunities for community and personal growth”.
Karina Bagration, President and Founder of the “Princess Carina Organization”, added: “We are honored and grateful to the “Chess Queen” for joining the Organization family. Alexandra effectively used her analysis, based on extensive chess experience, and personal example to guide the youth into tackling bravely burning social issues. We are pleased to count on her involvement, presence and valuable advice. Together we are strong!”
About the “Princess Carina Organization”
It is: A cordial initiative of H.S.H. Princess Karina Bagration Moukhransky, international young leader and humanitarian.
Its mission is: To inspire people with the power of multi-vector cooperation and actions for a sustainable personal and community makeover, overcoming “the barriers” and social injustice.
Its Objectives are:
To provide equal educational opportunities and hub of communication for people contributing to a sustainable social change and justice establishment.
To promote social leadership and freedom of expression unrelated to political affiliations
To support poverty fighting.
To service human achievements for the sustainable personal and global makeover.
To support and promote Swiss and internationally recognized socially responsible initiatives
To award exceptional achievements, leading to sustainable social makeover
Location and Status:
“Princess Carina Organization” is a a neutral, international NGO (since 2011 y. under,- the High Patronage of Canton of Geneva). The Organization is represented by a strong board and experienced advisers, who have both commercial and international organization experience. Despite world economic crises, it still manages to help people the best it can.
For more, information, please, visit the official site: www.princesscarinaorganization.org
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Princess-Carina-Organization/159909807372214
About Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk:
Alexandra is the 12th women’s world chess champion. She shares her love for chess by promoting the game around the world through positive actions and activities to help people live better lives. You can find out more about Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk at these links:
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12th Women’s World Chess Champion