Modern Odyssey – The Kassian Brotherhood

June 6, 2020 This special edition of “Modern Odyssey” with Dr. Despina Afentouli pays a tribute to The Kassian Benevolent Society of America, also known as The Kassian Brotherhood on the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day of the Greek island of Kasos. Dr. Afentouli interviews the president, George Mastromanolis, and …

Modern Odyssey: Smile of the Child

Modern Odyssey with Dr. Despina Afentouli features interviews with thought leaders, artists, and prime movers on issues that aim to inspire.Odysseus’ epic journey to Ithaca – a symbol of timeless values, connects with contemporary life and human stories worth telling through our Modern Odyssey. In this episode, Dr. Despina Afentouli …

Lt. Kounalakis: Gender Parity Leads to Better Outcomes

By Despina Afentouli March 15, 2020 Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis is the first woman to be elected to the office of lieutenant governor of California. (Photo courtesy of the Office of Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis) The year 2020 is symbolic for women. In the United States, this year celebrates the 100th …

Despina Afentouli’s interview with Evan Yionoulis.

On the occasion of “Women’s History Month”, Despina Afentouli II talked with Evan Yionoulis, about “SEVEN”, a theater documentary on extraordinary women and human rights. Evan Yionoulis, who is an American of Greek descent, is an award winning theater director and the Juilliard School’s Director of Drama. Source: Cosmos FM

Ideagen EU 2030 Summit in Greece

 August 1, 2019 Written by Despina Afentouli FEATURED Twenty one speakers from leading companies, public sector organizations, and NGO’s of global level spoke at the Global Goals Inaugural Ideagen EU 2030 Summit, which took place on July 31, 2019 in Athens, Greece. The Chairman and CEO of “Ideagen”, George Sifakis, and …

BP Diaz Hosts Annual Greek Heritage Event

April 5, 2019 5:35 PM Office of the Bronx Borough President (Flickr) On Thursday April 4, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined with New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas to host the annual Bronx Greek Heritage Celebration at St. Peter the Apostle Greek Orthodox Church in Kingsbridge. …

“Journalism and Technology: Opportunity or Challenge?”

IEEE – NEW YORK SECTION Broadcast Technology Society Chapter The main aim of this talk is to present how technology has developed and changed journalism. The speech will be focused on 1) the way people, especially the younger generations, are being informed, 2) the role of the technology companies in …