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The U.S. Mission to Greece is pleased to announce a partnership with Found.ation to host “TechCamp Thessaloniki: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs” September 6-8, 2020 at the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair. Supporting female-led startups and creating equal opportunities for women in the entrepreneurship ecosystem are the goals of “TechCamp Thessaloniki.” It will provide tailored training for a diverse group of female entrepreneurs from Greece and the region. The three-day program will feature a highly collaborative and hands-on acceleration process made up of brainstorming sessions, small group discussions, and training workshops that provide innovative solutions to real challenges identified by the participants. “TechCamp Thessaloniki” is an innovative educational platform developed and fully funded by the U.S. State Department (https://techcamp.america.gov).

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Department of State is hosting an interactive webchat to discuss the importance of the law to the everyday lives of people with disabilities, and how individuals and organizations advocating for disability rights built a successful movement that created lasting and impactful change.

The famous couple appeared in an Instagram post from Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, which showed both actors posing with passports alongside Mitsotakis and his wife, Mareva Grabowski.
"@ritawilson @tomhanks are now proud Greek citizens!" the caption read.

The Fulbright Foundation in Greece offers an extensive scholarship program for Greek citizens who wish to study, lecture, conduct research or pursue professional development at an institution in the United States.

 Dr. Nadina Christopoulou was selected as one of the IVLP #FacesofExchange for empowering migrant and refugee women in Greece as the director and cofounder of the Melissa Network.

Dr. Nadina Christopoulou is an anthropologist empowering migrant and refugee women in Greece as the director and cofounder of the Melissa Network. In 2015, she participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) “Women Leaders: Promoting Peace and Security,” initiative which led her to conclude that it is most effective to prevent violent extremism through education and public engagement.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a powerful tool for tracking and treating COVID-19 in the U.S. and abroad.

Several U.S. institutions are developing new AI technology or using preexisting technology to monitor and treat the new coronavirus.

HealthMap, an AI application run by Boston Children’s Hospital, was launched in 2006. It was among the first tracking mechanisms to detect the COVID-19 outbreak in China.

Celebrate Space Exploration Day by looking up at the sky reflecting on human achievements in space and all that’s to come.

Want some fun summer reading? Join our coffee table book giveaway on Instagram (@usembassyathens) and share with your friends for the chance to win three beautiful coffee table books: The Ultimate Star Wars, The National Parks, and L.A. Modern. Only on Instagram!

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