The TEDxAnogeia organizing team, is made up of a group of passionate volunteers from a variety of disciplines, who have come together to further the TED mission, of giving voice to ideas worth spreading.
CURATOR Yiorgos works as an Archaeologist. Excavation being the main method of his work, he is trying to apply it in his everyday life through exploring powerful ideas. He believes in power of time & he feels that TEDxAnogeia is a unique opportunity to generate ideas & spark creativity.
VENUE MANAGER Vasilis is 25 and he was born in Anogeia, Crete in 1989. He holds a bachelor degree from the Technological Institute of Crete, Department of electrical engineering. His personal interests includes sports, music and reading, and photography.
SOCIAL MEDIA Areti lives in Heraklion and she holds a bachelor's degree in Primary School Teaching. She has been working as a teacher in Primary Education since 2009. Her motto is: “imagination is the beginning of creation”.
VENUE Nikos was born and he is currently living and studying Environmental Engineering in Chania. His personal interests include volunteerism, sports and traveling. His favorite quote is: The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.
VENUE Ioanna is currently living in Heraklion, where she is studying Chemistry. She is interested in volunteerism, reading, travelling and getting to know different cultures. Her favourite quote is “You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint the paradise, then in you go (N. Kazantzakis)”.
MARKETING Thanasis, originally from Kythira, lived & studied in Athens, getting his B.Sc. in Business Administration. Passionate about new challenges, Thanasis has lived in Austria, Germany & Switzerland, gaining professional experience & pursuing his MSc. in Strategic Management.
VENUE MANAGER Faidra was born in Athens, but she comes from Anogeia. She holds a BSc in Sociology and she is currently pursuing her master in Accounting. She is interested in volunteering, theater and traveling. Her favorite motto is ‘’the way to success is always under construction’.
MEDIA AND RELATIONS Nikitas works as a journalist. He holds a degree in Public Relations and Communication. He has eight years of experience in both conventional print and online media outlet. He has a keen interest in voluntary social work and politics.
MARKETING Thodoris lives in Athens and holds a BSc of Economic Science, having working experience both in corporate and NGO environments. He is getting up every morning with a burning desire to do things knowing that life is not a matter of chance but a matter of choice.
VENUE Olga was born and raised in Anogeia & she is currently living and studying Communication & Media in Athens. Her interests involve painting, traveling, reading books ,theater and photography. Her motto is : "it's better to regret something you did than regret not doing it."
ADVISOR Yiorgis was born in Anogeia, studied medicine and specialized in neurosurgery. He is enthusiastic, eager, studious and patient. He loves taking pictures and he is an admirer of the power of human intellect. He strongly believes that with collaboration and dedication, nothing is impossible.
MARKETING Vasiliki was born in Heraklion of Crete. She has earned a BSc in Economics and a MSc in Organizational and Economic Psychology. Her personal interests include reading & politics and her moto in life is : "don't rush & never settle... If it's meant to be it, will be"
SOCIAL MEDIA/PHOTOGRAPHY Vicky holds a BSc in Computer Science and she is currently living in Rethymno. In 2012 she got involved into photography more seriously and since then, her passion has been growing day by day. She mostly shoots landscape, nature and urban photography.
ADVISOR Eleni was born in 1987 & holds a BSc in Psychology, a MSc in the sciences of “Brain and Mind” and she is currently a Phd candidate. Her main interests are protecting animals, fencing and travelling. Her favorite moto is “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated” (Mahatma Gandhi).
HOSTESS Pemi was born & grew up in Athens. She studied Philosophy in Athens & Literature in Paris. She is a well known and awarded greek actress, director, singer and politician. The core of her speculation, in all her occupations, is human communication.
OPINION BUILDER Zacharias was born in Heraklion. He studied Economics & holds a MSc in international marketing. He has worked as as export deputy director in Karatzis.SA & he is member of the regional government of Crete. Above all he loves theater, his wife & his three kids
CHRISANTHI SKOULASOCIAL MEDIA Chrisanthi was born in Heraklion & holds a MSc in «Digital Systems & Services» & has further interests in web design, mobile and e-learning technologies. She is constantly searching for new knowledge & thus believes that "There is no top, there are always further heights to reach!"
ADVISOR Lefteris holds a B.Sc. & a M.SC degree in Computer Science. His main interests are Moto Cross, Travelling and Bicycling. He strongly supports human and animal rights. His favorite moto is “I am not afraid of dying, I am afraid of not living” and he also believes that every day he rides is a good day.