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Ecogenia Newsletter - Q4 2021

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Our 2022 Mindset

I don’t know about you, but I’m exhausted. If you’ve managed to survive the last 2 years of living and working through the pandemic, you know exactly what I am referring to. But I am writing this with a renewed

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Strengthening Ties

When asked “what is your background?” my answer layers “raised in the United States,” “Greek by nationality,” and “educated in the French system.” This being of many places is something I carry with me, continuously finding ways to build the

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The Mountain Path to Ecotourism

Rethinking Greece’s core industry through civic service For young people living in Greece, including my 21 year old self, the scarcity of work opportunities leads many either to unemployment, or slightly less worse, to underemployment or having to leave the

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The Missing Link

As Ecogenia’s first Program Development Manager, I’m excited about the possibilities the program can bring to my hometown, Chania, and Greece as a whole. As I embark on this journey, I can’t help but reflect on how I got here.

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Ecogenia’s Earth Day Vision

Co-authored by Erika Spagakou and Lia Papazoglou, Co-founders of Ecogenia Proximity and distance have taken on new meanings during the course of the pandemic; and in our case, this has facilitated connections that in normal times would have been unlikely.

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Sustainability Talks

Watch our webinar series about pushing sustainable development through civic engagement in Greece.

Sustainability Talks #1

In conversation with Ecogenia’s co-founders

Sustainability Talks #2

A discussion with Ecogenia’s Chania pilot stakeholders