Marianthi Nika, Curator of the Global Shapers Athens Hub
Marianthi is a Marketing professional in the FMCG industry, with a background in Business Administration at Athens University of Economics and Business. In parallel, she is running The Fifty-Fifty Project, an NGO that empowers young female professionals in the workplace. In the past, she co-founded Effect, an award-winning social enterprise, aiming to make young people more employable and help them create a career they love. Through her work, she has impacted more than 3000 young professionals. She has been awarded with the Social Impact Award 2015, the Angelopoulos Clinton GIU Fellowship 2016, in HR Awards 2016, as a Nissan Generation N 2017 Winner and recently, as a StartingBloc Fellow. In 2016, she was selected between 1300 applicants to represent the European Union at the G(irls)20 Summit in China. The G(irls)20 Summit identifies and brings together one emerging female leader from each G20 country, to discuss the same topics as the G20 Leaders, the participants. She is the Curator of the Global Shapers Athens Hub and an AIESEC alumna. Marianthi is an avid traveler and passionate about youth empowerment.
I am passionate about... empowering young people with the tools to achieve their goals and finding solutions to our society's most crucial issues
I joined Global Shapers... because of the power of this community. Global Shapers is not only a global network of young people that helps you maximize your potential but also, a platform to create lasting impact in our country and beyond.
As a Global Shaper... I've met the most amazing people from every corner of the world. I am part of a global community that embraces the solution and not the problem. I have the platform to share my voice and create impact for my city and my country.
Iliana Agora, Vice-Curator of the Athens Hub
Iliana studied Marketing & Communication at the Athens University of Economics and Business, but Education is her true passion. Since 2017 she works for the non-for-profit organization The Tipping Point, contributing to empowering students to make more conscious decisions academic and career-wise through connecting them with role-models worldwide.
She is an AIESEC Alumna, and for the past 4 years, she has been part of several projects and voluntary organizations working on youth and women empowerment and improving her skills in sales, fundraising, people, and events management.
Iliana is a firm believer of "together we achieve more" and enjoys being part of teams with a bigger purpose. She is highly interested in education, self-improvement, and humanitarian action and loves children, animals, and impactful initiatives.
She joined Global Shapers in November 2019 and currently is the Vice-Curator of the Athens Hub.
I am passionate about... education, helping people to achieve their goals, make the world a better place to live in.
I joined Global Shapers... I truly believe youth is the key to social change and a bunch of young, motivated, beautiful minds has the power to change the norms and achieve great things!
From my experience to GS, I have gained... the chance to (a) meet, discuss, exchange ideas with, and get insights and inspiration from exceptional young people and leaders around the world, (b) exceed the boundaries of my city, country and explore a whole new world of opportunities, (c) challenge myself and be part of the change.
Ioulia is a business Owner, a Professional Trainer on soft skills and a Consultant for entrepreneurial and professional development projects,with significant experience both in Private and Non Profit Organizations. She holds a BA degree in Finance and an MA in Sustainable Development. She loves travelling, reading, and wine-tasting. She enjoys the most trying new things and she is very passionate about personal development.
I am passionate about... business, fitness and social Impact.
I joined Global Shapers... I believe in the power of passionate, motivated, like-minded people. The power to create change.
From my experience to GS, I have gained... i have gained friends from all over the world, knowledge, skills and perspective.