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AGAPW Celebrates International Women’s Day and 10 Years of Scholarships

February 16, 2021

NEW YORK – The Association of Greek American Professional Women (AGAPW) celebrates International Women’s Day and 10 years of AGAPW’s Excellence Tuition Scholarships on Monday, March 8, 7-9 PM EST, via Zoom.

The featured speakers include Dr. Eliana Antoniou, member of AGAPW’s STEM Scholarship Committee, who will speak on the Mathematics Behind the Formation of a Rainbow; Sophia Maria Takvorian, NYU 2021, and 2020 Humanities awardee, who will present her ongoing project Κανείς Εδώ Δεν Τραγουδά (Kaneis Edo Den Tragouda, Nobody Sings Here); and Evagelia Toffoloni, Yale 2020, and 2018 Humanities awardee, who will present her ongoing project An Ode to Our Motherland.

Dr. Pannie Trifillis, AGAPW VP and Chair Humanities Scholarship Committee, will moderate the event.

Zoom link to register:

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/96307977414?pwd=UTZ2SDQzcENtS1JlUnZVdnFlMHRZQT09

Meeting ID: 963 0797 7414 Passcode: 834293

On Monday, March 22, 7:30-9 PM EST, AGAPW hosts Dr. Maria Efthymiou, Modern Greek History Professor at the Faculty of History & Archeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, in a Q&A on the 200th Year Commemoration of the Greek Independence, via Zoom.

The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Helen LIana Theodoratou and Dr. Anastasia Romanou.

Further details and the distribution of a video of Dr. Efthymiou’s presentation “Πολιτικές και Ιδεολογικές Τομές της Επανάστασης του 1821” (Political and Ideological Perspectives of the 1821 Revolution), soon to be released by the Hellenic Foundation of Culture, are forthcoming.

Zoom link to register:

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/91986864293?pwd=aXZ0Q3poUC9uLzZseFBSNnZQT0NEZz09

Meeting ID: 919 8686 4293 Passcode: 197073

AGAPW also noted that its Excellence Tuition Scholarships, The Katerina Navab Excellence Tuition Scholarship on Humanities and The Amalia Colombos Excellence Tuition Scholarship in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), offer $1,500 each annually and are awarded to female students of Greek descent enrolled in a four-year accredited Bachelor’s program in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Selection criteria are based on academic excellence, contribution to the community and financial need. The applicant must submit a personal statement, a financial statement, and university documents indicating status of enrollment and grades.

Applications are accepted between January 1st and March 15th.

The scholarships will be awarded in March.

For further questions on applying for a scholarship or offering to donate to AGAPW’s scholarship fund, please contact Dr. Pannie Trifillis via email: pannie_trifillis@hotmail.com.

The Association of Greek American Professional Women (AGAPW) is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, charitable and educational organization founded in 2010 under Section 402 of the Non-for-Profit Corporation Law of the State of New York. It is seeking to expand career opportunities and promote community and leadership building among Greek-American professional women by forging collaborations among ourselves and establishing partnerships with other organizations inside and outside the Greek-American community.

More information about supporting AGAPW and its programs with a tax exempt donation is available online: http://agapw.org/site/sponsors.

For additional information, visit: www.agapw.org.

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