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If you are a student between 16-18 years old and you are living in Alexandroupoli or in the wider region, you can apply for a scholarship to the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute http://bftf.org/ in the U.S., June / July, 2019.

For more information and requests to participate, contact the U.S. Embassy in Athens at Athensamemb@state.gov

 

American photographer Robert McCabe fell in love with Greece since the first time he visited her back on the ’60s. The young student of Princeton University used every possible way to admire the beauty of the country, mostly by traveling multiple times through the years to many of its areas.

His exhibition “Chronographia – Exhibition for the 180 years (1837-2017) of the Archaeological Society” was inaugurated in December and will end on March 29. It is free of charge and open daily, except Saturdays and Sundays, from 10:00 to 18:00.

 

Konstantinos Daskalakis, a world-leading Greek scientist, outlined his plan to create a state-of-the-art international artificial intelligence research center in Greece, during a charity organization event. Daskalakis, who is a member of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, focused on the topic of “How Information Technology Changed the World around Us”. Daskalakis said he is on a mission to create a research center with approximately 30 researchers and 150 students. It will be a privately funded charity and will focus on artificial intelligence.

The deadline to apply to join the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 has been extended!

GES 2019 invites the world’s most exciting entrepreneurs who offer transformative solutions in one of our five focus areas - Agriculture/Food, Connectivity, Energy, Health, or Water - to this year’s ninth annual summit hosted by the United States and the Netherlands in The Hague, the Netherlands, June 4-5, 2019.

After Kalamata, Kozani, Trikala, Patras, CodeGirls return to Ioannina for the second time, while for the first time they travel to Alexandroupolis!

With the support of the U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS in collaboration with NGO Mataroa

 

The U.S. Embassy in Athens is excited to announce the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program! This program offers a scholarship opportunity for selected Greek students to travel to the United States for one year and stay with a host family, while attending an American high school.

Celebrating the #GES2019 partnership, the U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS, the Embassy of the Netherlands in Greece and Orange Grove will collaborate on a series of programs and events, leading up to the June Summit.

 Dr. Jane Goodall, UN Messenger of Peace and Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute visited ACS Athens early December during her “Reasons to Hope” Tour in Greece.

 In her speech, the world-renowned and award-winning scientist called everyone to action: “I have been looking at the fabulous projects of the Roots and Shoots groups. I would like to congratulate everybody for the work you are doing for making the world a better place. For those not involved in Roots and Shoots, I hope you will become members. Our programme exists currently in 80 countries and is like a growing family all around the world. The most important message of Roots and Shoots is that every single one of you has a special role to play in this life, even if you may not yet know what it is and every single one matters in the scheme of things. Every single one of you makes an impact on this planet every single day and you have a choice as to what kind of impact you make: you are either going to make things better or you do not care.” Dr. Goodall finally urged the student audience: “Go on, carry on doing good things, making the world a better place, bringing smiles to people’s faces, making little dogs wag their tails, watering little plants.

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