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Melina Taprantzi aims to inspire youth to create social enterprises during video conference




The first Greek Australian Dialogue Series for 2021 is kicking off via Zoom on Tuesday, March 2, with Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Wise Greece, Ms Melina Taprantzi.

During the conference, organised by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Melina will present “Wise Greece” and its social entrepreneurship business model aiming to inspire young people to create their own social enterprise.

Melina will also talk about social entrepreneurship as an alternative way of doing business and giving back to society.

Following her presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask Melina a question in the Q&A session.

What is ‘Wise Greece’?

“Wise Greece” is a social enterprise that supports small Greek food producers to promote their products through its network and converts its profits into food supplies for people living in poverty.

To date, it cooperates with 100+ small food producers, promoting 2,500+ products and has distributed 50+ tons of food to Orphanages and Soup Kitchens across the country.

“Wise Greece” is a highly decorated organisation that has received important awards, including the prestigious award from the President of the Greek Republic “Models of Excellence,” as well as the Start Up award for sustainability and social contribution, the European Social Challenge Award 2018, the Innovative Fundraising Award by the British Council and the BeMed Award by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.

Details for the video conference:

Date:    Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Time:   5:00 PM – 6:30 PM (AEDT – NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS) 8:00 AM Athens’ time.

Link:    Zoom link will be forwarded to you after you RSVP to paul.nicolaou@australianchamber.com.au.

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