Past Event – July 15th, 2010

The Association of Greek American Professional Women is pleased to invite you to a Summer Evening of Conversation and Art on July 15th at the loft of Eleni Delimbaltadakis and Spencer Janis (to download the flyer of the event in pdf format, click here).

We are honored that Dr. Vasilis Katsikiotis, Managing Director with Merril Lynch-Bank of America will join us to discuss the State of the Greek and Global Economy.

We are also pleased to host a very exciting photography show by Ms. Maria Garozi, entitled "Would we be America if not for..? The American Superwoman and Immigrants on the Streets of New York." Ms. Garozi will be available to answer questions about her work.

Fine Greek wine tasting, Assyrtiko Vatistas and Nemea Haggipavlu, provided at below cost by Mr. Konstantine Drougos of Wonderful Ethnic, We would like to thank Mr. Drougos for his continuing generosity and support.

We would like to also thank Christos Valtzoglou of Pylos Restaurant for his generous contribution of complimentary, delicious Greek hors d’oeuvres

Looking forward to sharing a wonderful evening with you.

Vasilis Katsikiotis, Ph.D, is Managing Director & Head of Insurance Linked Products Trading?Global Markets & Investment Banking at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch. He has published numerous articles on statistics and finance, and has served as consultant with major companies and organizations. Prior to entering his successful career in finance Dr. Katsikiotis was Assistant Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics at the George Washington University. Dr. Katsikiotis holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and Probability from Michigan State University, a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Patras, Greece

Maria Garozi was born in Athens where she completed her studies in Marketing and Business Management. She moved to New York in 2004 and is currently working in the Advertising Department of Conde Nast International for most of the International editions of the publisher, among them Italian Vogue and VOGUE Hellas. For the last year she has been working with her photography mentor, Alex Harsley, on a book with interweaving narratives, a modern-day memoir of her first years in New York and the story of Goddess Artemis’ imagined daughter, Eidothea, hence the title "Finding Eidothea." This exhibit is part of a greater photopoetry project she is working on, which is focusing on "The immigrants in the streets of New York." You can learn more about this promising young artist in an interview that was recently published on and on her blog,

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