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Greek Physicist Awarded for Contributions to Subatomic Physics

Greek physicist, Asimina Arvanitaki, has been awarded the 2022 CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for her innovative experiments and contributions to subatomic physics. Arvanitaki is the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Aristarchus Chair in Theoretical Physics at Canada’s Perimeter Institute. The Perimeter Institute...

Ten Influential Greek Women Who Shaped Modern Greece

Influential Greek women have played a crucial role in Greece's history since antiquity -- read on to learn about ten women who shaped Greece today.

Karpathos: The Greek Island Where Women Dominate

Karpathos, the second-largest island in the Dodecanese island chain, is a place where women dominate.

How the One-Piece Swimsuit Played a Role in ‘Freeing’ Greek Women

It is hard to imagine that just over 100 years ago, a woman could find herself being arrested for wearing a one-piece swimsuit at the beach!

Successful Greek Women Share their Experiences with the World

Successful Greek women were celebrated by the Daughters of Penelope on International Women's Day in a webinar

Greek Women Who Make a Difference

Greek women are making a difference -- whether it's in the realm of politics, science, business, philanthropy or sport.

Women in Politics: Greece Next to Last in Europe

Greece is next to last among all European nations in terms of women in politics, according to research prepared by Eurostat.

Greek Mothers, Grandmas and Wives to Enforce Quarantine As Police Struggle

Greek Prime Minister Kiriakos Mitsotakis, who was among the first EU leaders to implement a strict quarantine in Greece, in now transferring the authority of enforcing the quarantine to Greek women. The decision took most by storm but police sources...

At Last, A Woman for President of the Hellenic Republic

The decision by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday to propose a female candidate for the President of the Hellenic Republic sent shock waves through the male-dominated Greek political system -- and society itself. Mitsotakis proposed Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, first female...

Six Amazing Female Greek Travelers You Need to Follow on Instagram

This story was originally published by Joanna on LosetheMap.com. It's summer, and one of the most popular destinations this year, as usual, is Greece. For those of you who are missing summer in Greece or are looking for some general travel...