Throughout March, in honor of #InternationalWomensDay, the U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS will showcase the work of nine women who are #ExchangeAlumni, who visited the States on U.S.-government sponsored programs. In the videos, they will demonstrate the positive effect that their exchange experiences have had on the respective communities they represent.
Impact Hub Athens and El Sistema Greece co-founder Sophie Lamprou received the prestigious IVLP Alumni Social Innovation & Change Award during the Global Ties U.S. 2018 national meeting in Washington D.C.!
US entrepreneur Elon Musk launched his new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where the Saturn V flew the first humans to the moon. An estimated 100,000 people traveled here to watch the Falcon Heavy power up and rise into the sky.
42 NGOs from 5 countries, participated in digital tools and marketing training 1st TechCamp Athens 2018 organized by HIGGS in cooperation with the US Embassy
Alex Skarlatos’ life changed forever on the day he and two his childhood friends stopped a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train. Now, he is the star of a Clint Eastwood movie based on his own story, “15:17 to Paris”, which premieres in theaters across the country on February 9.
On January 4, 2018 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the prevention and diversion accomplishments of Earth Friendly Products, based in Cypress, Calif., one of 16 WasteWise national award winners. The award recipients collectively prevented and recycled over 355,801 tons of waste, saving $17.7 million in avoided landfill fees.
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (commonly referred to as Coachella or the Coachella Festival) is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert.
The most famous Christmas tree in the world is from Pennsylvania. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was illuminated at 8:55 p.m. on Nov. 29 during an extravagant ceremony featuring performances by Gwen Stefani, Pentatonix and Harry Connick Jr.