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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.

We are thrilled to invite you to this open virtual discussion on "The Transatlantic COVID-19 Cooperation," hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Athens. It will feature Damon Wilson, Executive Vice President of theAtlantic Council in Washington, DC and will be moderated by Aristotle Tziampiris, Professor of International Relations and Chair of the Department of International and European Studies at the University of Piraeus, and by Spyridon Litsas, Professor of International Relations Theory at the University of Macedonia. U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, will make opening remarks.

The American Film Showcase, our collaboration with Exile Room and USC School of Cinematic Arts continues tomorrow June 18, 2020 with the premiere of "Picture Character," a documentary about the ever evolving world of emojis. 

The application for the 2020 YES Program is open.

The YES Program - Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Program is organized by the Department of Administrative Science and Technology of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

Learn more on how to apply at: 

https://yes.aueb.gr/?fbclid=IwAR3tvc-r3WI_Zz0E538DhMF11BngrT-iehyTtEYtc8g3EIL8HKgmaDed3NU

Applications Deadline is June 10, 2020

 

 

U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS is partnering with the Digital Communication Network Southeast Europe Hub to hold a virtual discussion on public health communication and digital resilience during a global pandemic. Dan Rutz, former Associate Director of Communication Science at CDC and former CNN senior medical correspondent, will discuss communication, international cooperation, and disinformation in the midst of a global health crisis with communications professionals, students, and thought leaders. 
This webinar will include an interactive discussion between the U.S. expert and participants to explore best practices in crisis management communications and responsible reporting. 

Date: Tuesday April 21, 2020 at  5:00 PM 
You can join the event here: https://interactive.america.gov/dcnseh-covid19/

Do you have a bit of extra time on your hands? Do you like American history? Then join us Thursday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m. local time in Athens for what is sure to be an interesting conversation in the first of the U.S. Department of State’s new American Studies Discussion Series.

Τwo U.S. Experts – Ms. Karen Popkin, M.A., L.C.A.T, MT-BC, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Coordinator of the program Creative Arts and Movement Therapies, and Dr. Jennifer Brown Urban, Ph.D., Professor at Montclair State University, Department of Human Development will participate at the 2020 PAMEMMAZI Forum entitled "Integrative Approaches on Cancer Care: Evidence and Strategies" that aims to demonstrate the importance of palliative care in the context of integrative, holistic care, the role of programs that complements this care, and the research findings that support this approach. The Forum addresses health professionals, doctors, nurses, social workers and psychologists, as well as students in these fields, and the broader public.”

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