Greek Festival of Sydney and The Greek Herald to honour Greek women of influence


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

Based on the IWD 2024 theme “Inspire Inclusion,” this special occasion will feature a dynamic panel discussion highlighting the diverse contributions of multigenerational Greek women to multicultural communities.

The event will take place on Friday, 8 March 2024, at the Prince Henry Centre, located at 2 Coast Hospital Rd, Little Bay, NSW, 2036, starting at 6:30 pm.

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

These accomplished women will share their insights, experiences, and visions for a more inclusive society. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the panellists and gain valuable perspectives on empowering women across various sectors.

In addition to the panel discussion, the event will also feature the inaugural presentation of The Greek Herald Woman of the Year award. This prestigious award, presented by The Greek Festival of Sydney, aims to recognise the extraordinary contributions of Greek women who have made significant impacts within their communities.

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:

Join us as we come together to celebrate the achievements, resilience, and empowerment of women on International Women’s Day. Together, let us inspire inclusion and pave the way for a brighter, more equitable future.

For more information on the programme and to book tickets to selected events, please visit




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