The Association of Greek American Professional Women (AGAPW) is now accepting applications for our EXCELLENCE TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • The Katerina Navab Excellence Tuition Scholarship on Humanities
  • The Amalia Colombos Excellence Tuition Scholarship on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

The scholarships offer $1,500 each annually and are awarded to female students of Greek descent, who are US citizens or permanent residents, and are enrolled in a four year accredited Bachelor’s program in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Selection criteria are based on academic excellence, community contribution, and financial need. The applicant must submit a personal statement, a financial statement, and university documents indicating status of enrollment and grades.
Applications are accepted between December 1st and March 15th.
The scholarships will be awarded in March.

For further questions on applying for a scholarship or offering to donate to our scholarship fund, please contact Dr. Pannie Trifillis at

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Dear Friends,
The Association of Greek American Professional Women ( in collaboration with ALLILONnet are pleased to invite you to our on-line Spring 2022: “Conversation with Women Leaders” Lecture Series, featuring fireside chat presentations on contemporary topics.

With these discussions, we are seeking to broaden our appreciation and understanding of contemporary topics in science, arts and the humanities, while building a community of leaders supporting each other in our endeavors.

Series is curated and hosted by Anastasia Romanou, Ph.D., and Olga Alexakos, Ph.D.

  • Monday Jan 31st, 7:00-8:00pm – Anastasia Romanou, Ph.D.: “Female Entrepreneurship in the Age of Climate Crisis”
  • Monday Feb 14th, 6:30-7:30pm – Olga Cosmidou, Hon. Ph.D.: “Multilingualism In The Heart of Democracy. The EU Example: Languages as a Bridge between People and Nations” Introduced by Maria Kaliambou, Ph.D.
  • Monday Feb 28th, 7:00-8:00pm – Dimitra Tsachrelia, M.S AAD and Eirini Tsachrelia, M.S AAD: “Architecture Academia and Practice at the Intersection of Art and Ecology”
  • Monday Mar 14th, 7:00-8:00pm – Olga Kazianis, M.S.Ed, MIA: “Language and Literacy in Childhood Education: Challenges and Opportunities in Our Times” Introduced by Nikoletta Toffoloni, B.A.
  • Monday Mar 28th, 7:00-8:00pm – Katherine Schwab, Ph.D.: “The Parthenon Metopes: New Ways of Seeing the Sculpture” Introduced by Nicoletta Richardson, B.A.
  • Monday Apr 11th, 7:00-8:00pm – Sonia Liza Kenterman, M.A.: “On Making Her Acclaimed Feature Film Ράπτης (Tailor), and Working as a Female Film Director in Greece” Introduced by Madeleine Ball, B.A.
  • Monday Apr 25th, 7:00-8:00pm – Aphrodite Navab, Ph.D. @aphroditedesiree: “The Anahita Scrolls” Solo Art Exhibition at the A.I.R. Gallery Introduced by Curator Tiffany Apostolou, M.A. M.Arch
  • Monday May 9th, 7:00-8:00pm – Mary Papaschinopoulou, J.D., M.L.E.: “Women Entrepreneurs in the COVID-19 pandemic– A European perspective” Introduced by Anastasia Romanou, Ph.D.
  • Monday May 23rd, 7:00-8:00pm – Athina Petropoulou, Ph.D.: “Radar Systems for the Non-Expert” Introduced by Pannie Trifillis, Ph.D.

Please join through the below link (same link for all lectures):
Meeting ID: 939 6879 4049     Passcode: 378527

One tap mobile:
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Dial by your location:
+1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
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Thank you for joining us!
We are looking forward to seeing you on Zoom!

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Congratulations to Ms. Eva Boyes of NYU and Ms. Anne Panos of Fairfield University, our well-deserving and inspiring 2021 awardees of the Katerina Navab Excellence Tuition Scholarship in Humanities and the Amalia Colombos Excellence Tuition Scholarship in STEM respectively.

Our gratitude to our distinguished scholarship sponsors, Dr. Aphrodite Navab and Mrs. Katerina Navab and Mr. Nicholas Colombos and Mrs. Alexandra Colombos for their generosity and support of A.G.A.P.W.’s mission.

Thank you to our distinguished scholarship committee members for their invaluable time and diligence!

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The Officers and Directors of
The Association of Greek American Professional Women (A.G.A.P.W.)

Request the Pleasure of Your Company
In Celebration of Women’s History Month and AGAPW’s 10th Year Anniversary!

We are grateful to our A.G.A.P.W. community for 10 years of outstanding leadership and community building!

In the spirit of gratitude we would like to celebrate You! There will be an open mic and You are invited to speak and acknowledge yourself and the women and men who have nurtured and inspired you

AGAPW’s Excellence Tuition Scholarships will be awarded

Musical program curated by Mr. Nektarios Antoniou

Wine and hors d’oeuvres reception


3 West Club, The Solarium
3 West 51st Street, New York, NY 10019

Please RSVP here (you will be redirected to the Eventbrite secure connection)
Requested donation $150

For further information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact
Ms. Irene Sarri at or 646-479-2993

Thank you for joining us!
We are looking forward to celebrating with you!

A special Thank You to our scholarship committee members:

— “The Katerina Navab” Excellence Tuition Scholarship in Humanities Committee:
Dr. Sophia Catsambis
Dr. Maria Kaliambou
Ms. Effie Lekas
Dr. Katherine Schwab
Dr. Liana Theodoratou – Committee Chair

— “The Amalia Colombos” Excellence Tuition Scholarship in STEM Committee:
Dr. Eliana Antoniou
Dr. Vassiliki Karantza
Dr. Athena Petropulu
Dr. Anastasia Romanou
Dr. Pannie Trifillis – Committee Chair

A special Thank You to our sponsors:

— Benefactors —
Dr. Olga Alexakos
Mr. Nicholas Colombos and Mrs. Alexandra Colombos
Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab
Mrs. Katerina Navab
Ms. Irene Sarri
Dr. Pannie Trifillis

— Supporters —
Aerial Design and Build
Mr. Paul Lountzis

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Past Events

Read about the past events organized by AGAPW:

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