Hellenic Initiative

The Hellenic Initiative Australia Promotes Active Citizenship to Greek School Children

The Hellenic Initiative Australia has increased its support for "I Care & Act," a visionary education program which cultivates the values of volunteerism, charity, solidarity and active citizenship among school children in Greece. The I Care & Act (Nοιάζομαι και...

A School to Save Greece’s Dying Fishing Industry

Greece now has its first fishing school! Lefteris Arapakis is a bright young man on a mission to revive the fishing industry in Greece, while educating unemployed Greeks in the complex science of fishing. Together with George Tsiolis and with...

Hellenic Initiative’s Annual ”Montreal Cocktail” Gala Raises a Stunning $200,000

"The Hellenic Initiative Canada'' (THI Canada) managed to raise a whopping $200,000 on May 30, as a result of hosting its second-ever ''Annual Montreal Cocktail'' event. The night was dedicated to and focused on the amazing work of doctors who...

The Hellenic Initiative’s London Gala Raises Funds for Greece

A sold-out crowd of more than 400 international guests attended the Hellenic Initiative's (THI) Fourth Annual Gala, which was held last week at the Dorchester Hotel in London. More than 250,000 GBP ($315,000) were raised to fund THI’s philanthropic work...

Capital Link Forum on Investment and Social Responsibility to Be Held in Athens

The 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum, titled "Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility: Pillars for Sustainable Development" will take place in Athens, on Tuesday, June 25,2019, at the Hilton Athens Hotel. The Athens Forum focuses on the significance of Corporate Social...

Eight Greek Startups Win Envolve Business Awards

Eight Greek start-ups and newly-formed businesses received the annual Envolve Award Greece (formerly called the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award) in a ceremony earlier this week in Athens. The winners of the competition, which was created in 2012 by the Libra Group on behalf of The...

Greek-American Students Clean up Attica Beach

Greek-American students on Saturday conducted an underwater and beach clean-up operation at a popular Saronida beach, southeast of Athens. According to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, the students collected trash from the seabed and the beach as part of an initiative...

Greek-Australian Andrew Liveris Could Become Head of Second Largest Chemicals Company

Greek-Australian Andrew Liveris Chairman and chief executive officer of Dow Chemical Company could become the CEO of the second largest chemicals company in the world, if the talks about the merge between Dow Chemical and DuPont are successful. If the...

Fellowships Granted to Young Greek Professionals

Young and experienced Greek professionals will have the opportunity to work in the 20 top U.S. companies through a new fellowship program. The program, called “Fellowship for a New Economy,” was announced by the Hellenic Initiative. Through this program, young professionals...

Glamorous Launch for ‘The Hellenic Initiative’ in Australia

More than 150 leaders of the Greek-Australian community met in Sydney last week to discuss how to mobilize Australian support for The Hellenic Initiative. Representatives from every state and the two mainland territories attended a dinner event at the Hellenic...