The Global Shapers Thessaloniki Hub is excited and proud to announce that we have been given official approval by the Global Shapers initiative of the World Economic Forum to initiate a hub for the Global Shapers Community here in Thessaloniki.
After months of preparation by our founding curator, Dimitri Diamanti, which included hours of youth interviews to locate the challenges that Thessaloniki’s youths found to be the most pressing, as well as the assembly of a founding team, including Alexandros Raptis and Emily Fisher, the Global Shapers Thessaloniki Hub’s formal application was accepted this January, 2020. We are already on our way to conducting research that surveys the global trends and that connects with individuals within the wider Thessaloniki community, in order to identify the important challenges that the Hub can start addressing. We look forward to building our Global Shapers Thessaloniki Hub team, completing at least one significant project to address identified challenges, and increasing awareness of the Hub’s activities to increase community engagement within the first year of operation. Please connect with us either by leaving a comment on this post, sending us a message on one of our social media platforms, or filling out the “connect with us” box at the bottom of our webpage.