Meet Yiana Roumeliotis: One of the inspiring IWD panellists for Sydney event


In celebration of International Women’s Day 2024, the 42nd Greek Festival of Sydney, in collaboration with The Greek Herald, will hold an inspiring event to recognise and celebrate the remarkable achievements of Greek women in Australia and around the world.

Taking place on Friday, 8 March 2024, at the Prince Henry Centre at Little Bay, Sydney from 6.30pm, the IWD event will feature a dynamic panel discussion highlighting the diverse contributions of multigenerational Greek women to multicultural communities.

The esteemed panellists for the night are:

  • Andriana Simos: Panel Moderator & Digital Editor at The Greek Herald
  • Jenny Zagas: Principal at Lucas Gardens School & Disability Advocate
  • Anais Menounos: Sydney Lawyer & Co-founder of the St Nicholas Mission Academy in Ghana, Africa
  • Marika Kontellis: Director at Zakumi Consulting, CEO at Inner Sydney Voice, CEO at Council on the Ageing NSW
  • Yiana Roumeliotis: Community Engagement Officer at the Addison Road Community Organisation

In the lead up to the event  which will also feature the inaugural presentation of The Greek Herald Woman of the Year award  we will showcase each panellist and their accomplishments.

The event will also feature the inaugural presentation of The Greek Herald Woman of the Year award.

Who is Yiana Roumeliotis:

Yiana Roumeliotis is a qualified social worker in the role of Community Engagement Officer at The Addison Road Community Organisation (Addi Road) – which is an independent, non-government-funded charity with a commitment to the environment, social justice, and arts and culture. 

She has been inspired by her grandparents’ journey as Greek migrants to Australia in search of a better life. She works and lives with the belief that every person should have the right to meet their full potential and is passionate about supporting and empowering diverse individuals and communities in times of need.

Admission to the event is free, but booking is essential via the following link:

Event Details:

  • WHAT: Celebrating International Women’s Day
  • WHEN: Friday 8 March 2024, 6.30pm
  • WHERE: Prince Henry Centre, 2 Coast Hospital Rd, Little Bay, NSW, 2036
  • FREE EVENT | Bookings Essential via this link:




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