AGAPW’s Sponsorship Opportunities

Please join the Association of Greek American Professional Women (AGAPW) in contributing to our community through a tax-deductible donation. Your generous support is dedicated to funding our scholarship program, offering practical workshops, organizing symposia, creating social and cultural events. Your support will have a positive and lasting impact.

  • AGAPW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
    To fund the education of deserving upcoming young leaders. Please inquire about opportunities to name a scholarship
  • SYMPOSIA AND FORUMS
    To dialogue on critical issues impacting women, families and modern societies
  • WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
    To bolster career development, widen professional skills, expand business opportunities
  • WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH & GREEK AMERICAN WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD GALA
    To honor Greek-American women and their accomplishments
  • CONVERSATION WITH WOMEN LEADERS SERIES
    To offer one-to-one discussions with prominent women leaders
  • SOCIAL AND CULTURAL EVENTS
    To network and appreciate our history, our culture, our artists

Please, choose a level of sponsorship among those listed below. You can donate either through the PayPal button below or by sending your check/money order made out to:
Association of Greek American Professional Women (AGAPW)
new address coming soon

AGAPW is registered as a 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization under the State of New York; tax ID number is 03-0614741.

AGAPW’s Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

  • PLATINUM SPONSOR – $30,000
    –   Opportunity to serve as presenter at annual ceremony
    –   Acknowledged as Platinum sponsor on AGAPW website
    –   Mentioned on all press releases as a Platinum sponsor
    –   Complimentary invitation for two to AGAPW events indefinitely
    –   Invitation to special events
  • GOLD SPONSOR – $20,000
    –   Opportunity to serve as presenter at annual ceremony
    –   Acknowledged as Gold sponsor on AGAPW website
    –   Mentioned on all press releases as a Gold sponsor
    –   Complimentary invitation for four to AGAPW events for five years
    –   Invitation to special events
  • SILVER SPONSOR – $10,000
    –   Opportunity to serve as presenter at annual ceremony
    –   Acknowledged as Silver sponsor on AGAPW website
    –   Mentioned on all press releases as a Silver sponsor
    –   Complimentary invitation for four to AGAPW events for two years
    –   Invitation to special events
  • PATRON – $5,000
    –   Acknowledged as Patron on AGAPW website
    –   Mentioned on all press releases as a Patron
    –   Complimentary invitation for four to all AGAPW events for a year
  • PARTNER – $2,500
    –   Acknowledged as Partner on AGAPW website
    –   Mentioned on all press releases as a Partner
    –   Complimentary invitation for four to the Greek-American Woman of The
         Year Award Gala
  • BENEFACTOR – $1,000
    –   Acknowledged as Benefactor on AGAPW website
    –   Mentioned on all press releases as a Benefactor
    –   Complimentary invitation for two to the Greek-American Woman of The
         Year Award Gala
  • SUPPORTER – $500
    –   Acknowledged as Supporter on AGAPW website
    –   Mentioned on all press releases as a Supporter
    –   Complementary invitation to the Greek American Woman of The Year
         Award Gala
  • FRIEND – $200
    –   Acknowledged as Friend on AGAPW website
    –   Mentioned on all press releases as a Friend

Thank you for your support!




SPONSORS 2019

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Cocoon Suits
Mr. Nicholas Colombos and Mrs. Alexandra Colombos
Mrs. Katerina Navab
Dr. Pannie Trifillis

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Illa Foundation
Mrs. Varvara Gokea, Esq.
Dr. Aphrodite Navab
Ms. Irene Sarri

Friends – $200 – 499:
Gallery Couture
Greek LOL Lessons on Line
Love Child Yoga
Neiman Marcus
New York Chemists

SPONSORS 2018

Partners – $2,500 – 4,999:
Mr. Yiannis Kaminis
Dr. Pannie Trifillis

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Aerial Design and Build
Atlantic Bank of New York
Mr. Nicholas Colombos and Mrs. Alexandra Colombos
Dr. Aphrodite Navab
Mrs. Katerina Navab
Mr. Michael Psaros

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Fashion Design Lab FDL
Ms. Ioanna Giannopoulou
Peter, George and James Pantelidis / Pan Brothers Associates
Ms. Irene Sarri
Dr. Apostolos Tambakis

Friends – $200 – 499:
Dr. George Liakeas
Mr. Costas and Mrs. Dionisia Lymberis
Mr. Stelios and Mrs. Maria Taketzis

SPONSORS 2017

Partners – $2,500 – 4,999:
Atlantic Bank of New York

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Dr. George Kofinas and Dr. Miranda Kofinas
Liana Camba by FDL
Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab
Ms. Katina Navab
Mr. Michael Psaros

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Ms. Elena Karacostas
Ms. Mahy Dimitriou Polymeropoulos
Sorelle by FDL
Dr. Apostolos Tambakis
Dr. Pannie Trifillis
V&R by FDL

Friends – $200 – 499:
Mr. Emmanuel Caravanos
Mr. Nicholas Colombos and Mrs. Alexandra Colombos
Ms. Freda Holevas Mindlin
Ms. Eleni Kofinas
Ms. Miranda Kyriakides
Ms. Olga Maragou
Ms. Agatha Mishto
MY by FDL
Ms. Katina Navab
Ms. Irene Sarri
Dr. Katherine Schwab

Vanille on the Rock by FDL

SPONSORS 2016

Partners – $2,500 – 4,999:
Atlantic Bank of New York

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Judge Marina Corodemus, (Ret.)
Mr. Guy E. C. Maitland
Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab
Ms. Katina Navab
Mr. Michael Psaros and Mrs. Robin Psaros

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Mr. Louis Katsos
Microsoft Corporation
Ms. Freda Holevas Mindlin – Opportunity Resources
Mount Sinai Health System
Dr. Apostolos Tambakis
Dr. Pannie Trifillis
Mr. Nikos Tsakanikas

Friends – $200 – 499:
Aerial Design and Build
Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA)
Mr. Robert Shaw

SPONSORS 2015

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Atlantic Bank of New York
Folli Follie
Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab
Ms. Katina Navab
Ms. Irene Sarri

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Aerial Design and Build
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Dr. Eleni Andreopoulou
Mr. Nicholas Colombos and Mrs. Alexandra Colombos
Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA)
Sotheby’s International Real Estate
Dr. Apostolos Tambakis

Friends – $200 – 499:
Alexandra Koumba
Ms. Maria Allwin
Dr. Panagiota Andreopoulou
Ms. Marissa Costidis
Ms. Virginia Davies and Willard Taylor
Ms. Lusyd Doolittle Kourides
Ms. Effie Lekas
Opportunity Resources
Mrs. Lisa Papamarkou Jewell and Mr. Neil Papamarkou Jewell
Ms. Lynn Paitakes Lotkowictz
Ms. Lila Prounis
Mr. George and Antonia Makos
Ms. Claudia Mitzeliotis
Dr. Katherine Schwab
Mr. George Tsandikos
Mr. Argyris Vassiliou and Mrs. Ann Vassiliou

SPONSORS 2014

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab (Love and Pomegranates)
Ms. Katina Navab
Hon. Harriet Pavles George (Judge Emerita)

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Aerial Design and Build
Mr. Nicholas Colombos and Mrs. Alexandra Colombos
Ms. Irene Sarri
Dr. Apostolos Tambakis

Friends – $200 – 499:
Mr. Nikitas Drakotos and Mrs. Maria Drakotos
Ms. Freda Holevas Mindlin
Ms. Effie Lekas
Richmond Pharmacy
Dr. Katherine Schwab
Ms. Evgenia Soldatos
Amb. Loucas Tsilas

SPONSORS 2013

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab (Love and Pomegranates)
Ms. Katina Navab

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Dr. Rania Antonopoulos

Friends – $200 – 499:
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Ms. Anna Giabourani
Ms. Irene Sarri
Mr. George Sophocleous

A special thank you to our sponsors of the December 4th 2013 Inaugural “Conversation with Women Leaders” dinner: Onassis Foundation (USA), American Hellenic Institute (AHI), Chef Christos Christou and Yefsi Estiatorio, Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab, LivEthnic, and ?mega Wines & Spirits.

A special thank you to Dr. Aurelie Athan and the Sexuality, Women & Gender Project (SWG) – Counseling & Clinical Psychology Program, Teachers College, Columbia University (www.swgproject.org), as well as The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs, Teachers College, Columbia University (www.tc.columbia.edu/diversity) for co-sponsoring and hosting our symposium on Domestic Violence, Gender, and Culture: Shining a Light. A special thank you to our esteemed panelists – Ms. Yi-Hui Chang, Ms. Jennifer DeCarli, Esq., Ms. Sethu Nair, Dr. Stephanie Spanos, Dr. Sujata Warrier; moderator – Dr. Aurelie Athan; and MC – Ms. Katerina (Katia) Stefanatou. A special thank you to The National Herald, Cosmos FM, Justin Bozonelis and LivEthnic for publishizing the event.

A special thank you to Eklektikon wines and Pieria Eratini‘s oenologists Pavlos Argyropoulos & Andreas Pantos for hosting our “Welcome the Summer” networking event at Loi Restaurant, exclusively for AGAPW.

A special thank you to Dr. Virginia Davies and Mr. Willard Taylor for their continuous support and gracious hosting at their home of our Women’s History Month and Greek American Woman of the Year Award Celebration.

A special thank you to all our supporters who contributed to AGAPW’s 2013 Excellence Tuition Scholarship.

A special thank you to LivEthnic, to Zenon Taverna, ?mega Wines & Spirits and Titan Foods for sponsoring our Women’s History Month and Greek American Woman of the Year Award Celebration.

A special thank you to Dr. George Andreopoulos and the Center for International Human Rights, John Jay College, CUNY, for co-sponsoring and hosting our Symposium on Human Trafficking. A special thank you to our panelists Dr. George Andreopoulos, Ms. Jennifer Chan, Dr. Dorota Gierycz, and our moderator Ms. Katerina (Katia) Stefanatou. A special thank you to Mediterranean Foods and ?mega Wines & Spirits.

A special thank you to Ms. Gloria Cressler of Elite Professional Networking Group and The Trump World Bar for generously hosting our successful New Year’s Vasilopita celebration. A special thank you to Ms. Regina Katopodis and Artopolis Bakery Patisserie for the delicious and magnificent Vasilopita, especially prepared and priced for AGAPW – www.artopolis.net. A special thank you to a very special Anonymous friend who donated the vasilopita.

A special thank you to Mr. Peter Eleftheriou, CPW, for his knowledgeable accounting and tax assistance on a pro bono basis – www.taxprosrus.com.

SPONSORS 2012

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:Anonymous
MANA Products Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Ms. Katina Navab

Supporters – $500 – 999:
ABP Payroll
Aerial Design and Build
ALMA Bank
Arcon Construction Group
International Tile Design Corp. (Phone: 718-728-3100)
Marathon Bank
Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab
Ms. Evelyn Vouyiouklakis

Friends – $200 – 499:
Alpha Glass Corp.
Amorelli Realty
Astoria Restaurant Equipment (Phone: 718-545-5317)
Attractive Lighting (Phone: 347-739-0824)
Aquaduct Plumbing & Heating (Phone: 917-292-0968)
B & E Glass Co. Inc. (Phone: 718-435-4889)
European Insurance (Phone: 718-721-7152)
European Royal Construction (Phone: 347-551-0041)
Home Tile Center
Steve Leunes, Esq.
Marmaro Enterprises (Phone: 718-956-1441)
Mediterranean Foods
?mega Wines & Spirits
Palace Restaurant
Queens Medallion Brokerage
Ms. Irene Sarri
SOS Plumbing (Phone: 718-274-5611)
To Loukoumi Fine Greek Cuisine

A special thank you to all our donors, volunteers, supporters, and friends, who contributed to make 2012 another spectacular year in the young life of AGAPW.

A special thank you to the National Herald, Greek News, Cosmos FM, NGTV, the Greek Reporter and Michael Giakoumelos of MGTV for covering the various AGAPW events.

A special thank you to Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, especially to Ms. Eleni Theodosiou, Associate Attorney and Mr. George Tsougarakis, Partner. Thank you for another year of invaluable pro bono legal services.

A special thank you to Bill Handakas and Meli Restaurant for hosting AGAPW’s Thanksgiving Networking event.

A special thank you to Julie Kelley for all her invaluable efforts in organizing the Tennis Match with Greece’s #1 Tennis pro Eleni Daniilidou at Astoria Park.

A special thank you to artist Lydia Venieri and her family for hosting “A Summer Evening with Wine Poetry and Conversation with Friends” on June 23rd, 2012.

A special thank you to artist Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab for donating one of her photographs valued at $2,500 for auction to benefit AGAPW. A special thank you to Ms. Katerina Stefanatou, therapist Ms. Kat Katsanis (www.katransformations.com), hairstylist Mr. Menelaos Alevras (www.menelaoshair.com), and author Ms. Thei Zervaki (http://amzn.to/fkw30Q / www.fullybooked.biz/search/label/Culinary) for offering their gifts, products and services to be auctioned to benefit AGAPW at our June 23rd event.

A special thank you and congratulations to Dr. Aurelie Athan and her husband Mr. Jason Keramidas for biding on the auction and winning Dr. Navab’s photograph. A special thank you to all who attended, to all who read poetry, purchased raffles and in any way contributed to make the event a great success.

A special thank you to the Onassis Foundation (USA) for hosting AGAPW’s “Mothers of the Greek Diaspora” May 2012 celebration, honoring Thea Halo and Sano Halo, at the Atrium Cafe, Olympic Tower, NYC.

A special thank you to the Honorable Consul General of Cyprus Koula Sophianou for hosting AGAPW’s celebration of “Women’s History Month & Greek American Woman of the Year Award” at the Cyprus House.

A special thank you to AGAPW’s 2012 Tuition Scholarship Committee: Dr. Sophia Catsambis, Queens College, CUNY; Ms. Effie Lekas, Queens College, CUNY; Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab, Harvard; Dr. Liana Theodoratou, NYU.

A special thank you to vocalist Ms. Flora Kirou, actor Ms. Martha Tompoulidou, and actor/writer Ms. Vasiliki Tsanaktsidou for their magnificent performances at AGAPW’s “Women’s History Month & Greek American Woman of the Year Award” Celebration at the Cyprus House.

A special thank you to our sponsors for their generous contributions of food and wine at the “Women’s History Month & Greek American Woman of the Year Award” Celebration at the Cyprus House:
Mr. Christos Christou and Yefsi Estiatorio
Ms. Irene Gounaris and ?mega Wines & Spirits
Ms. Regina Katopodis and Artopolis Bakery Patisserie
Titan Foods

A special thank you to our sponsors for their generous contributions of food and wine at Agapi Stassinopoulos’ Book Launch event at the Greek Press and Communication Office:
Ms. Regina Katopodis and Artopolis Bakery Patisserie
Ms. Irene Gounaris and ?mega Wines & Spirits
Mr. Andreas Koulouris and Applejack Diner Restaurant
Mr. Vassilis Tentolouris and Mediterranean Foods

A special thank you to Mr. Peter Eleftheriou, CPW, for his knowledgeable accounting and tax assistance on a pro bono basis – www.taxprosrus.com.

SPONSORS 2011

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Dr. Virginia Davies and Mr. Willard Taylor
Dr. Paraskevi Giannakakou and Dr. Dimitris Papanicolaou
Estia Zafeiraki Design

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Pan-Pontian Federation of USA and Canada
Pontian Society of Norwalk CT, Pontos
Ms. Ageliki Kyriakopoulos

Friends – $200 – 499:
Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab
Ms. Helene Pangalos, Attorney at Law

A special thank you to all our donors, volunteers, supporters, and friends, who contributed to make 2011 another fabulous year in the young life of AGAPW.

A special thank you to Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, especially to Ms. Eleni Theodosiou, Associate Attorney and Mr. George Tsougarakis, Partner. Thank you for another year of invaluable pro bono legal services and for generously hosting two of our 2011 successful events.

A special thank you to Estia Zafeiraki for the brilliant and beautiful logo she designed for AGAPW.

A special thank you to Gloria Cressler of Elite Professional Networking Group and The Trump World Bar for generously hosting our successful NYC Fashion Week event.

A special thank you to Mr. Anthony Buttaro, Jr. for all the bono time he has put into the website.

A special thank you to photographer Ms. Marina Mkhitaryan, for traveling to New York from Yerevan, Armenia to bring us closer to the Greek Armenian community of her country, with her beautiful collection of photographs.

A special thank you to Dr. Katherine Schwab, Ms. Zina Spezakis, Dr. Rania Antonopoulos, Ms. Nefeli Lygerou, Dr. Andreas Kalyvas, Ms. Natasha Metaxa and Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab for their educational and enlightening presentations at various AGAPW events.

A special thank you to pianist/vocalist Emilee Floor for her generous and beautiful performance at AGAPW’s International Women’s Day Celebration.

A special thank you to the poets and writers featured in AGAPW’s New Year’s, Traditional Vasilopita with Poetry and Songs celebration: Katie Chatzopoulos, Kalliope Constantaras, Penelope Karageorge, Aisha Kashgari, Maria Micheles, Aphrodite Désirée Navab, as well as to soprano Kaliroi Tsamboukos. A special thank you to Ms. Giannakakou for her exquisite, traditional Maniatikes vasilopites, diples, and tiganides.

A special thank you to the Women’s Division of the Pontian Society of Norwalk CT, Pontos, for their love, generosity, support, and best Pontian cuisine in New York.

A special thank you to Dr. Virginia Davies and Mr. Willard Taylor for all their ongoing, invaluable support, and especially for opening their home to AGAPW and graciously hosting our New Year’s Vasilopita, Poetry, and Songs celebration.

A special thank you to Greek jewelry designer Konstantino Sioulas and Konstantino Saks Fifth Avenue for their hospitality and generosity.

A special thank you to the National Herald, Greek News, Cosmos FM, Hellas FM, and Black Tie International Magazine for covering the various AGAPW events.

SPONSORS 2010

Benefactors – $1,000 – 2,499:
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Dr. Sophia Catsambis
Ms. Effie Lekas

Supporters – $500 – 999:
Mrs. Martina Obletter-Katsikiotis and Dr. Vasilis Katsikiotis

A special thank you to all our donors, volunteers, supporters, and friends, who have welcomed AGAPW and have contributed to make its first year of existence an ongoing celebration!

A special thank you to Mr. Anthony Buttaro, Jr. for building AGAPW’s website and maintaining it for the whole year on a pro bono basis.

A special thank you to Ms. Julie Kelley for preparing AGAPW’s 2010 taxes on a pro bono basis.

A special thank you to the Onassis Foundation (USA) for their welcoming reception and private tour of their exhibit Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece.

A special thank you to Dr. Virginia Davis and Mr. Willard Taylor; to Ms. Eleni Delimpaltadaki and Mr. Spencer Janis; to Ms. Martina Obletter-Katsikiotis and Dr. Vasilis Katsikiotis for opening their homes to AGAPW and generously hosting various successful AGAPW events.

A special thanks to Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, especially to Ms. Eleni Theodosiou, Associate Attorney and Mr. George Tsougarakis, Partner. Thank you for your invaluable pro bono legal services and for hosting our symposium on Greek American Women in the News Media.

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