Τζ. Payat: ‘I pledge to continue our investment in Greek entrepreneurship’

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From November 8 to 14, the US Embassy in Athens will honor Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) by promoting activities in support of entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth throughout Greece. “Supporting Greece’s long-term economic stability is a key goal of the US mission in Greece, and we are proud to promote Greece’s business development through partnerships and investments in many sectors of the economy,” the US embassy said in a statement.

Underlining US support for entrepreneurship in Greece, Ambassador Jeffrey Payat said he was “impressed by the resilience of the Greek people and the Greek entrepreneurial ecosystem even in the midst of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic” and stressed: “Once again, you have prove that Greece is a country of hope and innovative solutions to the challenges of our time “.

The ambassador pledged that together with the US diplomatic mission team in Greece, we would “continue our investment in Greek entrepreneurship, digital upgrading and employability programs for Greek youth that is key to the future of this country – and is so important in the relationship we build together. ” At the same time, he stated confident that “working together and uniting our know-how we can empower women, prepare leaders, create jobs, help industries rebuild and elevate the Greek economy, taking advantage of the great opportunities that Greece has “.

“This year’s GEW is an opportunity to show how entrepreneurship can accelerate inclusive economic recovery after the pandemic,” the statement said. For example, he says that on November 9, the Public Diplomacy department of the Athens embassy will connect American speaker Aisha Bowe with the Greek public in a discussion on STEM education and entrepreneurship for women and girls.

On November 11, she will host a masterclass on Women in Business Leadership with IBM Design Director Rania Svoronou as part of the FEMpowermentInitiative co-organized by ReGeneration.

“Throughout GEW we will highlight our ongoing embassy activities, including virtual leadership programs and mentoring sessions for young entrepreneurs, a training program with Mindspace University that educates young people in the Balkans on how to develop a business mindset and programs in Our American Spaces in Greece, including a series of online entrepreneurship seminars at Xanthi TechLab “is also noted.

The US Embassy urges those interested in cooperating with the US diplomatic mission on programs to promote its goals in education, culture, economic cooperation (including programs to promote entrepreneurship), addressing malicious influences, and promoting human rights, of climate change and many others, refer to the Annual Program Statement: https://gr.usembassy.gov/education-culture/cooperation-programs/.

Source: ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ

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