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Meet the Author: Varvara Athanasiou-ioannou

  • When: – 1:40 pm
  • Where: Greek Centre, Mezzanine Mezzanine Level, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Entry: Free

Event Details

Varvara Athanasiou-Ioannou is a distinguished founder, educator, human resources professional, and community leader. She is also an accomplished author, having written "HER VOICE: Greek Women and their Friends" and co-authored more than 60 children's books and curriculum for the Teaching of Greek in State Schools. Varvara has devoted her life to empowering women and championing diversity and inclusion.

Twenty-two years ago, she established the Leading Greek Australian Women's Network, Food For Thought Network (FFTN). FFTN connects and empowers women through inspirational events and hosts the Greek Women and Friends Global Forum, a global platform she founded during the COVID pandemic, connecting and empowering women daily. Varvara's numerous accolades reflect her unwavering commitment. In 2022, she received the prestigious Manningham City Council's Volunteer of the Year award, and in 2023, she was shortlisted for the Social Responsibility category in The Greek International Women Awards for her PROBONO work. She specializes in "Learning and Teaching," "Diversity and Inclusion," and "Women's Leadership."

About Book Fair 2023

This event belongs to the series, Book Fair 2023.

The Greek Community of Melbourne hosts a wide range of events, from intimate gatherings to large functions, and celebrates cultural diversity with vibrant festivals, performances, and exhibitions.

SERIES DATES: Saturday, 25/11/2023 – Sunday, 26/11/2023

See all Book Fair 2023 published events.

  • LANGUAGE English
  • CATEGORY Published Works > Meet the Author
  • EVENT SERIES Book Fair > Book Fair 2023
  • SERIES DATES Saturday, 25/11/2023 – Sunday, 26/11/2023
  • PRESENTED BY The Greek Community of Melbourne
  • PLACE Greek Centre, Mezzanine
  • ADDDRESS Mezzanine Level, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000