Snap Scene: Greek Women of Influence Book Launch, Melbourne, 26th June 2022 by Mary Boukouvalas

Greek Women of Influence Book Launch, Melbourne, 26th June 2022 by Mary Boukouvalas

The Society of Kalamata ‘23 March’ with the support of the Delphi Bank and the Victorian Government has published a bilingual book written by Peter Andrinopoulos. The book highlights the influence and contributions of women of Greek background throughout the world over the last 200 years.

The book ties in with one of the pillars of the Greece 2021 committee launched by the Greek Government centred on “Greeks who left their mark on the world in the last 200 years”. It is a lasting tribute to significant women’s accomplishments of Greek background and in it you will find women from around the world who have excelled in their field of endeavour.

These women stem from diverse fields, including Academia, Administration, Allied Health, Arts, Adventure Sports, Armed Forces, Banking, Cooking, Design, Education, Engineering, Entertainment, Fine Art, Government, Journalism, Judiciary, Law, Medicine, Music, News, Olympics, Opera, Philanthropy, Playwright, Poetry, Politics, Religion, Resistance Fighting, Revolutionary Leaders, Royalty, Universities, Science, Space, Sport and Writing.

Mary Mihelakos is one of the women included.

The book was launched by the Hon Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, and will be held at Alphington Grammar School.

SPEAKERS:
The Hon Jenny Mikakos, former Minister for Health
Ms Kris Pavlidis, former Mayor of Whittlesea and President of PRONIA
Ms Litsa Athanasiadis, former and first female President of the Central Pontian Association “Pontiaki Estia” and President of the Merimna Pontion Kyrion of Oceania
Ms Victoria Loizides, University Student at Monash University and Emerging Curator and Art Writer in Naarm (Melbourne)
Mr Peter Andrinopoulos, Author and strong Community Advocate

About Mary Boukouvalas 1442 Articles
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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